Pee Pee Township, Pike County, Ohio
|• Total||32.4 sq mi (83.9 km2)|
|• Land||31.7 sq mi (82.1 km2)|
|• Water||0.7 sq mi (1.8 km2)|
|Elevation||702 ft (214 m)|
|• Density||233.2/sq mi (90.0/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1086815|
Pee Pee Township is one of the fourteen townships of Pike County, Ohio, United States. The 2020 census found 7,392 people in the township, including 4,165 people in the village of Waverly, and 3,227 in the unincorporated portions of the township.
Located in the northern part of the county, it borders the following townships:
- Franklin Township, Ross County – northeast
- Jackson Township – east
- Seal Township – southeast
- Newton Township – southwest
- Pebble Township – west
- Huntington Township, Ross County – northwest
The village of Waverly, the county seat of Pike County, is located in eastern Pee Pee Township.
The 429-acre (1.74 km2) Lake White State Park is also located in this township.
Pee Pee Township is 32.4 square miles (84 km2) in size, including 0.69 square miles (1.8 km2) of water and 3.92 square miles (10.2 km2) within the village limits of Waverly.
Pee Pee Township was organized in 1798 as the first township in Pike County. The township takes its name from Pee Pee Creek; which was so named when an early settler inscribed his initials P. P. on a tree along its banks. Pee Pee Township has been noted for its unusual place name, which is similar to the slang term "peepee", meaning the human penis or urine.
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, 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.
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