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Township Fact Sheet

by Kellie Andrus
Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Michigan is one of 20 states that has some form of township government. There are 1,240 townships in the state of Michigan. In fact, you live in a township, unless you live in a city. Nearly 52% of the state's population lives in townships, which provide essential services and programs to these 5.1 million residents. Click here for quick facts about the government closest to the people.