Madison Township, Clark County, Ohio

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Madison Township, Clark County, Ohio
Township
The Green Plain Monthly Meetinghouse, a township landmark
The Green Plain Monthly Meetinghouse, a township landmark
Location of Madison Township in Clark County
Location of Madison Township in Clark County
Coordinates: 39°49′13″N 83°38′35″W / 39.82028°N 83.64306°W / 39.82028; -83.64306Coordinates: 39°49′13″N 83°38′35″W / 39.82028°N 83.64306°W / 39.82028; -83.64306
Country United States
State Ohio
County Clark
Area
 • Total 41.1 sq mi (106.5 km2)
 • Land 41.1 sq mi (106.4 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,083 ft (330 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,543
 • Density 62/sq mi (23.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-46354[2]
GNIS feature ID 1085854[1]

Madison Township is one of the ten townships of Clark County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census reported 2,543 people living in the township,[3] 850 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.

Geography[edit]

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

The village of South Charleston is located in central Madison Township.

Name and history[edit]

Madison Township is named after Madison County, Ohio.[4]

It is one of twenty Madison Townships statewide.[5]

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. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Madison township, Clark County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 14, 2015. 
  4. ^ The History of Clark County, Ohio: Containing a History of the County; Its Cities, Towns, Etc. W. H. Beers and Company. 1881. p. 746. 
  5. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  6. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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