Perry Township, Pickaway County, Ohio
|Perry Township, Ohio|
|• Total||37.7 sq mi (97.7 km2)|
|• Land||36.8 sq mi (95.3 km2)|
|• Water||0.9 sq mi (2.5 km2)|
|Elevation||860 ft (262 m)|
|• Density||35.9/sq mi (13.8/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1086800|
Perry Township is one of the fifteen townships of Pickaway County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,319 people in the township, 626 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.
Located in the southwestern corner of the county, it borders the following townships:
- Monroe Township - north
- Deer Creek Township - east
- Deerfield Township, Ross County - south
- Wayne Township, Fayette County - southwest corner
- Marion Township, Fayette County - west
- Madison Township, Fayette County - northwest
Part of the village of New Holland is located in western Perry Township.
Name and history
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.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "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.