ⓘ Pike Township, Fulton County, Ohio. Located in the central part of the county, it borders the following townships: Chesterfield Township – northwest Swan Creek ..

                                     

ⓘ Pike Township, Fulton County, Ohio

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

  • Chesterfield Township – northwest
  • Swan Creek Township – southeast corner
  • Amboy Township – northeast corner
  • Fulton Township – east
  • York Township – south
  • Dover Township – west
  • Clinton Township – southwest corner
  • Royalton Township – north

It is one of only two townships in the county without a border on another county.

The unincorporated community of Winameg is in Pike Township, while Advance lies on the western border, at the junction with Dover and Chesterfield Townships.

                                     

1. 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, 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.