Pleasant Township, Marion County, Ohio

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Pleasant Township, Marion County, Ohio
Township
Fields north of Prospect
Fields north of Prospect
Location of Pleasant Township in Marion County
Location of Pleasant Township in Marion County
Coordinates: 40°30′54″N 83°8′28″W / 40.51500°N 83.14111°W / 40.51500; -83.14111Coordinates: 40°30′54″N 83°8′28″W / 40.51500°N 83.14111°W / 40.51500; -83.14111
Country United States
State Ohio
County Marion
Area
 • Total 28.3 sq mi (73.4 km2)
 • Land 28.3 sq mi (73.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,014 ft (309 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 4,368
 • Density 154.4/sq mi (59.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-63352[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086582[1]

Pleasant Township is one of the fifteen townships of Marion County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 4,368 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Pleasant Township.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of fifteen Pleasant 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.

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