Monroe Township, Pickaway County, Ohio

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Monroe Township,
Pickaway County, Ohio
Township
The Shack (the Harry M. Daugherty cabin), a historic site in the township
The Shack (the Harry M. Daugherty cabin), a historic site in the township
Municipalities and townships of Pickaway County.
Municipalities and townships of Pickaway County.
Coordinates: 39°39′32″N 83°11′13″W / 39.65889°N 83.18694°W / 39.65889; -83.18694Coordinates: 39°39′32″N 83°11′13″W / 39.65889°N 83.18694°W / 39.65889; -83.18694
Country United States
State Ohio
County Pickaway
Area
 • Total 41.5 sq mi (107.6 km2)
 • Land 40.4 sq mi (104.5 km2)
 • Water 1.2 sq mi (3.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 958 ft (292 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,166
 • Density 28.9/sq mi (11.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-51534[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086798[1]

Monroe Township is one of the fifteen townships of Pickaway County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,166 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Monroe Township.

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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