Darby Township, Madison County, Ohio
|Darby Township, Madison County, Ohio|
Fields southeast of Plain City
Location of Darby Township in Madison County
|• Total||21.3 sq mi (55.2 km2)|
|• Land||21.3 sq mi (55.2 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||945 ft (288 m)|
|• Density||134.8/sq mi (52.0/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1086541|
Darby Township is one of the fourteen townships of Madison County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 2,872 people in the township, 935 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.
Located in the northeastern corner of the county, it borders the following townships:
- Darby Township, Union County - north
- Jerome Township, Union County - northeast
- Washington Township, Franklin County - east
- Canaan Township - south
- Monroe Township - southwest
- Pike Township - west
Part of the village of Plain City is located in northeastern Darby 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.
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