Pike Township, Fulton County, Ohio

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Pike Township, Fulton County, Ohio
Township
One of the Winameg Mounds, built by Hopewellian peoples in the township
One of the Winameg Mounds, built by Hopewellian peoples in the township
Location of Pike Township in Fulton County
Location of Pike Township in Fulton County
Coordinates: 41°37′5″N 84°3′6″W / 41.61806°N 84.05167°W / 41.61806; -84.05167Coordinates: 41°37′5″N 84°3′6″W / 41.61806°N 84.05167°W / 41.61806; -84.05167
Country United States
State Ohio
County Fulton
Area
 • Total 28.2 sq mi (73.1 km2)
 • Land 28.1 sq mi (72.9 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation[1] 751 ft (229 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,738
 • Density 61.8/sq mi (23.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-62638[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086128[1]

Pike Township is one of the twelve townships of Fulton County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,738 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

It is one of only two townships in the county without a border on another county.

No municipalities are located in Pike Township.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of eight Pike 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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