Scioto Township, Pickaway County, Ohio

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Scioto Township, Pickaway County, Ohio
Township
The District #2 Schoolhouse, a historic site in the township
The District #2 Schoolhouse, a historic site in the township
Municipalities and townships of Pickaway County.
Municipalities and townships of Pickaway County.
Coordinates: 39°45′59″N 83°4′8″W / 39.76639°N 83.06889°W / 39.76639; -83.06889Coordinates: 39°45′59″N 83°4′8″W / 39.76639°N 83.06889°W / 39.76639; -83.06889
Country United States
State Ohio
County Pickaway
Area
 • Total 45.0 sq mi (116.6 km2)
 • Land 44.5 sq mi (115.2 km2)
 • Water 0.5 sq mi (1.4 km2)
Elevation[1] 850 ft (259 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 9,165
 • Density 206.0/sq mi (79.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-70870[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086803[1]

Scioto Township is one of the fifteen townships of Pickaway County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 9,165 people in the township, 8,120 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

Two villages are located in Scioto Township: Commercial Point in the center, and Orient in the northwest.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of five Scioto 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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