Madison Township, Fairfield County, Ohio

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Madison Township, Fairfield County, Ohio
Township
Location of Madison Township in Fairfield County
Location of Madison Township in Fairfield County
Coordinates: 39°37′0″N 82°40′3″W / 39.61667°N 82.66750°W / 39.61667; -82.66750Coordinates: 39°37′0″N 82°40′3″W / 39.61667°N 82.66750°W / 39.61667; -82.66750
Country United States
State Ohio
County Fairfield
Area
 • Total 29.5 sq mi (76.5 km2)
 • Land 29.5 sq mi (76.3 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,060 ft (323 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,682
 • Density 57/sq mi (22.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-46382[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086080[1]

Madison Township is one of the thirteen townships of Fairfield County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 1,682,[3] up from 1,385 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Madison Township.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of twenty Madison Townships statewide.[4]

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,[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.

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 Census Summary File 1 (G001), Madison township, Fairfield County, Ohio". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved June 29, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  5. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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