- Madison Township, Highland County, Ohio
official_name = Madison Township, Ohio
settlement_type = Township
mapsize = 250x200px
map_caption = Municipalities and townships of Highland County.
unit_pref = Imperial
area_total_km2 = 90.1
area_land_km2 = 89.2
area_water_km2 = 0.9
area_total_sq_mi = 34.8
area_land_sq_mi = 34.4
area_water_sq_mi = 0.4
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 6922
population_density_km2 = 77.6
population_density_sq_mi = 201.1
timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
elevation_footnotes = GR|3
elevation_m = 280
elevation_ft = 919
latd = 39 |latm = 20 |lats = 56 |latNS = N
longd = 83 |longm = 23 |longs = 52 |longEW = W
Madison Township is one of the seventeen townships of Highland County,
Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 6,922 people in the township, 2,016 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township. [ [http://www.osuedc.org/profiles/population/places.php?sid=41&fips=39071 Highland County, Ohio — Population by Places Estimates] Ohio State University, 2007. Accessed 15 May 2007.]
Located in the northeastern corner of the county, it borders the following townships:
*Perry Township, Fayette County - north
*Wayne Township, Fayette County - northeast corner
*Buckskin Township, Ross County - east
*Paint Township, Ross County - southeast
*Paint Township - south
*Fairfield Township - west
*Green Township, Fayette County - northwest corner
Most of the city of Greenfield is located in northeastern Madison Township.
Name and history
It is one of twenty Madison Townships statewide.
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 clerk, 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 clerkship or on the board of trustees are filled by the remaining trustees.
* [http://www.highlandcountyohio.com County website]
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