Madison Township, Highland County, Ohio

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Madison Township, Highland County, Ohio
Rattlesnake Creek on the township's southwestern border
Rattlesnake Creek on the township's southwestern border
Location of Madison Township in Highland County
Location of Madison Township in Highland County
Coordinates: 39°20′56″N 83°23′52″W / 39.34889°N 83.39778°W / 39.34889; -83.39778Coordinates: 39°20′56″N 83°23′52″W / 39.34889°N 83.39778°W / 39.34889; -83.39778
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyHighland
Area
 • Total34.7 sq mi (89.9 km2)
 • Land34.4 sq mi (89.0 km2)
 • Water0.3 sq mi (0.9 km2)
Elevation919 ft (280 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total6,725
 • Density196/sq mi (75.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code39-46452[2]
GNIS feature ID1086307[1]

Madison Township is one of the seventeen townships of Highland County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 6,725,[3] of whom 2,086 lived in the unincorporated portion of the township.[4]

Geography[edit]

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

Most of the village of Greenfield is located in northeastern Madison Township.

Name and history[edit]

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 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Madison township, Highland County, Ohio". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved January 3, 2018.
  4. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Remainder of Madison township, Madison township, Highland County, Ohio". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved January 3, 2018.
  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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