Marion Township, Fayette County, Ohio


Marion Township, Fayette County, Ohio
Marion Township, Ohio
—  Township  —
Municipalities and townships of Fayette County.
Coordinates: 39°34′49″N 83°18′49″W / 39.58028°N 83.31361°W / 39.58028; -83.31361Coordinates: 39°34′49″N 83°18′49″W / 39.58028°N 83.31361°W / 39.58028; -83.31361
Country United States
State Ohio
County Fayette
Area
 – Total 34.2 sq mi (88.6 km2)
 – Land 34.2 sq mi (88.6 km2)
 – Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 932 ft (284 m)
Population (2000)
 – Total 748
 – Density 21.9/sq mi (8.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 – Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-47684[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086091[1]

Marion Township is one of the ten townships of Fayette County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 748 people in the township, 656 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.[3]

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Geography

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

Part of the village of New Holland is located in eastern Marion Township.

Name and history

It is one of twelve Marion Townships statewide.[4]

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,[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.

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