Monroe Township, Madison County, Ohio

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Monroe Township, Madison County, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Madison County
Municipalities and townships of Madison County
Coordinates: 40°0′47″N 83°24′55″W / 40.01306°N 83.41528°W / 40.01306; -83.41528Coordinates: 40°0′47″N 83°24′55″W / 40.01306°N 83.41528°W / 40.01306; -83.41528
Country United States
State Ohio
County Madison
Area
 • Total 23.0 sq mi (59.4 km2)
 • Land 23.0 sq mi (59.4 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 994 ft (303 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,769
 • Density 77.1/sq mi (29.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-51478[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086546[1]

Monroe Township is one of the fourteen townships of Madison County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,769 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the northern part of the county, it borders the following townships:

No municipalities are located in Monroe Township, although the unincorporated community of Plumwood lies in the township's center.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of twenty-two Monroe Townships statewide.[4]

Government[edit]

The township is governed by a three-member board of trustees, who are elected in November of odd-numbered years to a four-year term beginning on the following January 1. Two are elected in the year after the presidential election and one is elected in the year before it. There is also an elected township fiscal officer,[5] who serves a four-year term beginning on April 1 of the year after the election, which is held in November of the year before the presidential election. Vacancies in the fiscal officership or on the board of trustees are filled by the remaining trustees.

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