Scioto Township, Jackson County, Ohio
|Scioto Township, Jackson County, Ohio|
Johnson Road Covered Bridge, a township landmark
Map of Jackson County with municipalities and townships
|• Total||42.4 sq mi (109.7 km2)|
|• Land||42.3 sq mi (109.6 km2)|
|• Water||0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)|
|Elevation||837 ft (255 m)|
|• Density||42.3/sq mi (16.3/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1086373|
Located in the western part of the county, it borders the following townships:
- Liberty Township: north
- Lick Township: northeast corner
- Franklin Township: east
- Jefferson Township: southeast corner
- Hamilton Township: south
- Madison Township, Scioto County: southwest
- Marion Township, Pike County: west
- Beaver Township, Pike County: northwest
No municipalities are located in Scioto Township.
Name and history
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, 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.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- 2000 Census data
- "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16.
- §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.