Rarden Township is one of the sixteen Townships of Scioto County, Ohio. The 2000 census found 1,122 people in the township, 946 of whom lived in the unincorporated parts of the township
It is the only Rarden Township statewide.
Rarden Township was organized January 10, 1891.
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. It is served by the Rarden Volunteer Fire Department, based in the village of Rarden.
Read more on the Scioto County Engineer's Page