Muhlenberg Township, Pickaway County, Ohio
|Muhlenberg Township, Ohio|
Municipalities and townships of Pickaway County.
|• Total||22.6 sq mi (58.6 km2)|
|• Land||22.5 sq mi (58.2 km2)|
|• Water||0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)|
|Elevation||732 ft (223 m)|
|• Density||40.3/sq mi (15.6/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1086799|
Muhlenberg Township is one of the fifteen townships of Pickaway County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 905 people in the township, 612 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.
Located in the northwestern part of the county, it borders the following townships:
- Scioto Township - northeast
- Jackson Township - southeast
- Monroe Township - southwest
- Darby Township - northwest
The village of Darbyville is located in central Muhlenberg Township.
Name and history
It is the only Muhlenberg Township statewide.
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, 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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- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- Pickaway County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
- "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16.
- §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.