Union Township, Pike County, Ohio

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Union Township, Ohio
Township
Municipalities and townships of Pike County.
Municipalities and townships of Pike County.
Coordinates: 39°0′15″N 82°54′33″W / 39.00417°N 82.90917°W / 39.00417; -82.90917Coordinates: 39°0′15″N 82°54′33″W / 39.00417°N 82.90917°W / 39.00417; -82.90917
Country United States
State Ohio
County Pike
Area
 • Total 23.6 sq mi (61.0 km2)
 • Land 23.6 sq mi (61.0 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 725 ft (221 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,240
 • Density 52.6/sq mi (20.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-78512[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086820[1]

Union Township is one of the fourteen townships of Pike County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,240 people in the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

No municipalities are located in Union Township.

Name and history[edit]

It is one of twenty-seven Union 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.

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. ^ Pike 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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