Perry Township, Pickaway County, Ohio

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Perry Township, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Pickaway County.
Municipalities and townships of Pickaway County.
Coordinates: 39°33′22″N 83°13′42″W / 39.55611°N 83.22833°W / 39.55611; -83.22833Coordinates: 39°33′22″N 83°13′42″W / 39.55611°N 83.22833°W / 39.55611; -83.22833
Country United States
State Ohio
County Pickaway
Area
 • 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[1] 860 ft (262 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,319
 • Density 35.9/sq mi (13.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-62008[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086800[1]

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.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

Part of the village of New Holland is located in western Perry Township.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of twenty-six Perry 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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