Darby Township, Pickaway County, Ohio

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Darby Township, Pickaway County, Ohio
Scene in Derby
Scene in Derby
Location of Darby Township in Pickaway County
Location of Darby Township in Pickaway County
Coordinates: 39°46′9″N 83°11′21″W / 39.76917°N 83.18917°W / 39.76917; -83.18917Coordinates: 39°46′9″N 83°11′21″W / 39.76917°N 83.18917°W / 39.76917; -83.18917
Country United States
State Ohio
County Pickaway
 • Total 34.4 sq mi (89.2 km2)
 • Land 34.3 sq mi (88.8 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation[1] 909 ft (277 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 3,492
 • Density 101.8/sq mi (39.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-20156[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086793[1]

Darby Township is one of the fifteen townships of Pickaway County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 3,492 people in the township, 3,486 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]


Located in the northwestern corner of the county, it borders the following townships:

Part of the village of Harrisburg is located in northern Darby Township, and the unincorporated community of Derby lies in the center of the township.

Name and history[edit]

Statewide, other Darby Townships are located in Madison and Union Counties.

Darby Township was settled chiefly by emigrants from Virginia.[4]


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.


  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. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ Pickaway County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. ^ Kilbourn, John (1833). The Ohio Gazetteer, or, a Topographical Dictionary. Scott and Wright. p. 171. Retrieved 12 December 2013. 
  5. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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