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Madison Township, Fayette County, Ohio

Madison Township is one of the ten townships of Fayette County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 1,122,[3] up from 946 at the 2000 census.

Madison Township, Fayette County, Ohio
The William McCafferty Farmhouse on State Route 207
Location of Madison Township in Fayette County
Location of Madison Township in Fayette County
Coordinates: 39°39′32″N 83°18′3″W / 39.65889°N 83.30083°W / 39.65889; -83.30083Coordinates: 39°39′32″N 83°18′3″W / 39.65889°N 83.30083°W / 39.65889; -83.30083
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyFayette
Area
 • Total35.7 sq mi (92.5 km2)
 • Land35.4 sq mi (91.7 km2)
 • Water0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
Elevation909 ft (277 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total1,122
 • Density32/sq mi (12.2/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code39-46396[2]
GNIS feature ID1086090[1]

GeographyEdit

Located in the northeastern corner of the county, it borders the following townships:

No municipalities are located in Madison Township.

Name and historyEdit

It is one of twenty Madison Townships statewide.[4]

GovernmentEdit

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.

ReferencesEdit

  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. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001), Madison township, Fayette County, Ohio". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved July 1, 2016.
  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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