Pickaway Township, Pickaway County, Ohio
Pickaway County, Ohio
The Joseph Black Farmhouse, a historic site in the township
Location of Pickaway Township in Pickaway County
|• Total||49.0 sq mi (126.9 km2)|
|• Land||48.7 sq mi (126.0 km2)|
|• Water||0.3 sq mi (0.9 km2)|
|Elevation||764 ft (233 m)|
|• Density||38.0/sq mi (14.7/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1086801|
Located in the southeastern part of the county, it borders the following townships:
- Circleville Township - north, west of Washington Township
- Washington Township - north, east of Circleville Township
- Clearcreek Township, Fairfield County - northeast corner
- Salt Creek Township - east
- Colerain Township, Ross County - southeast corner
- Green Township, Ross County - south
- Union Township, Ross County - southwest
- Wayne Township - northwest
No municipalities are located in Pickaway Township.
Name and history
It is the only Pickaway Township statewide.
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.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- Pickaway County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
- "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16.
- §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.