Madison Township, Guernsey County, Ohio

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Madison Township, Guernsey County, Ohio
Township
Antrim United Methodist Church
Antrim United Methodist Church
Location of Madison Township in Guernsey County
Location of Madison Township in Guernsey County
Coordinates: 40°6′25″N 81°23′43″W / 40.10694°N 81.39528°W / 40.10694; -81.39528Coordinates: 40°6′25″N 81°23′43″W / 40.10694°N 81.39528°W / 40.10694; -81.39528
Country United States
State Ohio
County Guernsey
Area
 • Total 24.9 sq mi (64.6 km2)
 • Land 24.9 sq mi (64.5 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 820 ft (250 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 904
 • Density 36/sq mi (14.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-46424[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086185[1]

Madison Township is one of the nineteen townships of Guernsey County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 904.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Madison Township.

Antrim is an unincorporated hamlet in the township at the junction of US 22 and SR 513[4] and was the site of several former schools.[5]

Name and history[edit]

Madison Township was organized in 1810.[6] It is one of twenty Madison Townships statewide.[7]

A school named Madison College operated from 1835 through 1859.[8][9]

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,[10] 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, Guernsey County, Ohio". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved January 19, 2017. 
  4. ^ "Antrim, Ohio". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  5. ^ "Guernsey County Schools". Old Ohio Schools. 
  6. ^ Sarchet, Cyrus Parkinson Beatty (1911). History of Guernsey County, Ohio, Volume 1. B.F. Bowen & Company. p. 322. 
  7. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  8. ^ "Madison College". Mathematical Association of America. 
  9. ^ Compiled by the Writer's Program of the Works Progress Administration in the State of Ohio (1940). Ohio: The Ohio Guide. Federal Writers' Project. 
  10. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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