Pike Township, Madison County, Ohio

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Pike Township, Madison County, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Madison County.
Municipalities and townships of Madison County.
Coordinates: 40°4′47″N 83°26′36″W / 40.07972°N 83.44333°W / 40.07972; -83.44333Coordinates: 40°4′47″N 83°26′36″W / 40.07972°N 83.44333°W / 40.07972; -83.44333
Country United States
State Ohio
County Madison
Area
 • Total 26.0 sq mi (67.2 km2)
 • Land 26.0 sq mi (67.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,007 ft (307 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 531
 • Density 20.5/sq mi (7.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-62666[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086549[1]

Pike Township is one of the fourteen townships of Madison County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 531 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Pike Township, although the unincorporated community of Rosedale lies in the township's center.

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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