Monroe Township, Perry County, Ohio

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Monroe Township, Ohio
Municipalities and townships of Perry County
Municipalities and townships of Perry County
Coordinates: 39°36′4″N 82°5′13″W / 39.60111°N 82.08694°W / 39.60111; -82.08694Coordinates: 39°36′4″N 82°5′13″W / 39.60111°N 82.08694°W / 39.60111; -82.08694
Country United States
State Ohio
County Perry
 • Total 33.6 sq mi (87.1 km2)
 • Land 33.5 sq mi (86.9 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation[1] 745 ft (227 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,565
 • Density 46.7/sq mi (18.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-51520[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086786[1]

Monroe Township is one of the fourteen townships of Perry County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,565 people in the township, 926 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]


Located in the southeastern corner of the county, it borders the following townships:

Two villages are located in Monroe Township: Corning in its center, and Rendville in its north. The ghost town of San Toy lies in the township's northeast.

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


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.


  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ Perry County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  5. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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