Pleasant Township, Madison County, Ohio

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Pleasant Township, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Madison County.
Municipalities and townships of Madison County.
Coordinates: 39°43′39″N 83°16′14″W / 39.72750°N 83.27056°W / 39.72750; -83.27056Coordinates: 39°43′39″N 83°16′14″W / 39.72750°N 83.27056°W / 39.72750; -83.27056
Country United States
State Ohio
County Madison
Area
 • Total 31.3 sq mi (81.0 km2)
 • Land 31.3 sq mi (81.0 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 915 ft (279 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 3,282
 • Density 104.9/sq mi (40.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-63338[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086550[1]

Pleasant Township is one of the fourteen townships of Madison County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 3,282 people in the township, 1,417 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

The village of Mount Sterling is located in southeastern Pleasant Township.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of fifteen Pleasant 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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