Pleasant Township, Perry County, Ohio

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Pleasant Township, Ohio
Municipalities and townships of Perry County
Municipalities and townships of Perry County
Coordinates: 39°39′23″N 82°7′28″W / 39.65639°N 82.12444°W / 39.65639; -82.12444Coordinates: 39°39′23″N 82°7′28″W / 39.65639°N 82.12444°W / 39.65639; -82.12444
Country United States
State Ohio
County Perry
 • Total 16.2 sq mi (42.0 km2)
 • Land 15.8 sq mi (41.0 km2)
 • Water 0.4 sq mi (0.9 km2)
Elevation[1] 919 ft (280 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 794
 • Density 50.1/sq mi (19.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-63366[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086788[1]

Pleasant Township is one of the fourteen townships of Perry County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 794 people in the township.[3]


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

No municipalities are located in Pleasant Township, although the unincorporated community of Moxahala lies in the township's north.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of fifteen Pleasant Townships statewide.[4]


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.


  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. ^ Perry County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.
  4. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  5. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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