Marion Township, Pike County, Ohio

Marion Township is one of the fourteen townships of Pike County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,351 people in the township, 1,068 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

Marion Township, Pike County, Ohio
A barn in the township
A barn in the township
Location of Marion Township in Pike County
Location of Marion Township in Pike County
Coordinates: 38°59′48″N 82°50′27″W / 38.99667°N 82.84083°W / 38.99667; -82.84083Coordinates: 38°59′48″N 82°50′27″W / 38.99667°N 82.84083°W / 38.99667; -82.84083
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyPike
Area
 • Total22.6 sq mi (58.6 km2)
 • Land22.6 sq mi (58.6 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation892 ft (272 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total1,351
 • Density59.7/sq mi (23.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code39-47824[2]
GNIS feature ID1086811[1]

GeographyEdit

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

Part of the village of Beaver is located in northern Marion Township, and the unincorporated community of Stockdale lies in the southern part of the township.

Name and historyEdit

It is one of twelve Marion 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. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ Pike County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates Archived 2016-11-25 at the Wayback Machine 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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