ⓘ Perry Township, Pickaway County, Ohio. Perry Township is one of the fifteen townships of Pickaway County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1.319 peopl ..

                                     

ⓘ Perry Township, Pickaway County, Ohio

Perry Township is one of the fifteen townships of Pickaway County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1.319 people in the township, 626 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.

                                     

1. Geography

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

  • Wayne Township, Fayette County - southwest corner
  • Deer Creek Township - east
  • Madison Township, Fayette County - northwest
  • Marion Township, Fayette County - west
  • Monroe Township - north
  • Deerfield Township, Ross County - south

Part of the village of New Holland is located in western Perry Township.

                                     

2. 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.