Salt Creek Township, Pickaway County, Ohio

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Salt Creek Township, Pickaway County, Ohio
Township
A field in Saltcreek Township
A field in Saltcreek Township
Municipalities and townships of Pickaway County.
Municipalities and townships of Pickaway County.
Coordinates: 39°31′15″N 82°46′52″W / 39.52083°N 82.78111°W / 39.52083; -82.78111Coordinates: 39°31′15″N 82°46′52″W / 39.52083°N 82.78111°W / 39.52083; -82.78111
Country United States
State Ohio
County Pickaway
Area
 • Total 35.9 sq mi (93.0 km2)
 • Land 35.9 sq mi (93.0 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 840 ft (256 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,655
 • Density 73.9/sq mi (28.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-70184[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086802[1]

Salt Creek Township is one of the fifteen townships of Pickaway County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 2,655 people in the township, 2,357 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 farthest east township in Pickaway County, it is the only county township to border Hocking County.

The village of Tarlton is located in northern Salt Creek Township.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of five Salt Creek 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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