Deer Creek Township, Madison County, Ohio

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Deer Creek Township, Madison County, Ohio
Township
The Red Brick Tavern in Lafayette
Location of Deer Creek Township in Madison County
Location of Deer Creek Township in Madison County
Coordinates: 39°56′11″N 83°24′12″W / 39.93639°N 83.40333°W / 39.93639; -83.40333Coordinates: 39°56′11″N 83°24′12″W / 39.93639°N 83.40333°W / 39.93639; -83.40333
Country United States
State Ohio
County Madison
Area
 • Total 31.0 sq mi (80.2 km2)
 • Land 30.9 sq mi (80.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,010 ft (308 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,030
 • Density 33.3/sq mi (12.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-21154[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086542[1]

Deer Creek Township is one of the fourteen townships of Madison County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,030 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

Part of the city of London, the county seat of Madison County, is located in Deer Creek Township.

Name and history[edit]

As of 1854, the population of the township was 583,[4] 894 in 1890, 882 in 1900, and 883 in 1910.[5] Statewide, the only other Deer Creek Township is located in Pickaway County.

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,[6] 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. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ Madison County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates[permanent dead link] Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. ^ Thomas Baldwin & J. Thomas, A new and complete gazetteer of the United States, Lippincott, Grambo & Co, 1854, Pg. 312
  5. ^ Bureau of the Census, Thirteenth census of the United States taken in the year 1910, U.S. Government Printing Office, 1913, Pg. 584.
  6. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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