Sunfish Township, Pike County, Ohio

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Sunfish Township, Pike County, Ohio
Township
Along a road in northwestern Sunfish Township
Along a road in northwestern Sunfish Township
Municipalities and townships of Pike County
Municipalities and townships of Pike County
Coordinates: 39°2′16″N 83°12′27″W / 39.03778°N 83.20750°W / 39.03778; -83.20750Coordinates: 39°2′16″N 83°12′27″W / 39.03778°N 83.20750°W / 39.03778; -83.20750
Country United States
State Ohio
County Pike
Area
 • Total 32.7 sq mi (84.8 km2)
 • Land 32.7 sq mi (84.8 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,138 ft (347 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,317
 • Density 40.2/sq mi (15.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-75637[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086819[1]

Sunfish Township is one of the fourteen townships of Pike County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,317 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Sunfish Township.

Name and history[edit]

It is the only Sunfish Township 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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ Pike County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  5. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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