ⓘ Somerford Township, Madison County, Ohio. Located in the western part of the county, it borders the following townships: Union Township - south Deer Creek Towns ..

                                     

ⓘ Somerford Township, Madison County, Ohio

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

  • Union Township - south
  • Deer Creek Township - east
  • Pike Township - north
  • Pleasant Township, Clark County - west
  • Harmony Township, Clark County - southwest
  • Monroe Township - northeast
  • Goshen Township, Champaign County - northwest

No municipalities are located in Somerford Township, although the census-designated place of Choctaw Lake and the unincorporated community of Summerford lie in the townships south.

                                     

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.