Madison Township, Clark County, Ohio

Madison Township is one of the ten townships of Clark County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census reported 2,543 people living in the township,[3] 850 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.

Madison Township, Clark County, Ohio
The Green Plain Monthly Meetinghouse, a township landmark
Location of Madison Township in Clark County
Coordinates: 39°49′13″N 83°38′35″W
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyClark
Area
  Total41.1 sq mi (106.5 km2)
  Land41.1 sq mi (106.4 km2)
  Water0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation1,083 ft (330 m)
Population
 (2010)
  Total2,543
  Density62/sq mi (23.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code39-46354[2]
GNIS feature ID1085854[1]

Geography

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

The village of South Charleston is located in central Madison Township.

Name and history

Madison Township is named after Madison County, Ohio.[4]

It is one of twenty Madison Townships statewide.[5]

Government

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,[6] 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

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