Madison Township, Columbiana County, Ohio

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Madison Township, Columbiana County, Ohio
Township
Church in West Point
Church in West Point
Location of Madison Township in Columbiana County
Location of Madison Township in Columbiana County
Coordinates: 40°41′18″N 80°41′9″W / 40.68833°N 80.68583°W / 40.68833; -80.68583Coordinates: 40°41′18″N 80°41′9″W / 40.68833°N 80.68583°W / 40.68833; -80.68583
Country United States
State Ohio
County Columbiana
Area
 • Total 35.7 sq mi (92.4 km2)
 • Land 35.6 sq mi (92.3 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,165 ft (355 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,196
 • Density 90/sq mi (34.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-46368[2]
GNIS feature ID 1085898[1]

Madison Township is one of the eighteen townships of Columbiana County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 3,196.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

One unincorporated community is located in Madison Township:

  • The unincorporated community of West Point, in the north

Name and history[edit]

It is one of twenty Madison Townships statewide.[4] The township was organized in 1809.[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, Columbiana County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 28, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  5. ^ Cranmer, Gibson Lamb (1891). History of the upper Ohio Valley. 2. Madison, Wisconsin: Brant & Fuller. p. 22. 
  6. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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