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Arenac County Townships

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Townships - Arenac County consists of the following townships:

Moffatt Clayton Mason Turner Whitney
Adams Deep River Arenac AuGres Sims
. Lincoln Standish

Information on the federal township and range system

Townships - Legal Descriptions

Legal descriptions of the surveyed townships do not always correspond to the political townships, especially where the political townships are not six miles square.  In Arenac County (*), the townships of Whitney, Sims, Lincoln and Standish are not six miles square.  The descriptions below are read as, "Township 20 North, Range 3 East of the Michigan Meridian".

T 20N R3E T 20N R4E T 20N R5E T 20N R6E *T 20N R7E
T 19N R3E T 19N R4E T 19N R5E T 19N R6E *T 19N R7E
. *T 18N R4E *T 18N R5E

Michigan Township Map with the locations of the Michigan Meridians marked.

Section Numbers

Sections are numbered according to the following convention:

6 5 4 3 2 1
7 8 9 10 11 12
18 17 16 15 14 13
19 20 21 22 23 24
30 29 28 27 26 25
31 32 33 34 35 36

Township Maps - date unknown - contributed by Marlene Banks

Adams Township - (17kb)
Arenac Township - (29kb)
Au Gres Township - (25kb)
Clayton Township - (22kb)
Deep River Township - (25kb)
Lincoln and Standish Townships - (27kb)
Mason Township - (23kb)
Moffatt Township - (18kb)
Sims Township - (17kb)
Turner Township - (22kb)
Whitney Township - (25kb)

Township Plat Maps - 1906

Standard atlas of Arenac County, Michigan : including a plat book of the villages, cities and townships of the county / compiled and published by Geo. A. Ogle & Co., 1906 - contributed by G Knopp

These are large files in order to make the information as readable as possible.   Please be patient while loading.

Arenac County lo-res 0.4mb hi-res 3.7mb
Adams Township lo-res 0.3mb hi-res 4.0mb
Arenac Township lo-res 0.3mb hi-res 4.0mb
Au Gres Township lo-res 0.3mb hi-res 4.1mb
Clayton Township lo-res 0.3mb hi-res 4.0mb
Deep River Township lo-res 0.3mb hi-res 4.3mb
Gibson Township - Bay Co. lo-res 0.3mb hi-res 3.8mb
Lincoln and Standish Townships lo-res 0.4mb hi-res 8.9mb
Mason Township lo-res 0.3mb hi-res 3.5mb
Moffatt Township lo-res 0.3mb hi-res 3.9mb
Turner Township  lo-res 0.3mb hi-res 3.1mb
Whitney Township - including the town plats of Deep River and Alger lo-res 0.5mb hi-res 8.8mb
Town Plats 1 - including the town plats of Standish, Twining, Arenac and Bentley  lo-res 0.5mb hi-res 8.9mb
Town Plats 2 - including the town plats of Omer, Sterling, Worth, Point Lookout and Wallace & Orr Park lo-res 0.5mb hi-res 10.5mb

These maps have been indexed by the Arenac County Historical Society.

Population - 1900, 1990 & 2000 Census - by entity

Entity 1900* 1990 2000
.
Arenac County 9,824 14,931 15,243
.
Adams Township 378 417 550
Arenac Township 1,250 921 992
Au Gres Township 622 1,007 1,007
Au Gres Village/City ---- 838 1,028
Clayton Township 774 908 1,101
Deep River Township & Sterling Village 816 2,074 2,244
Lincoln Township 1,606 969 1,522
Mason Township 979 865 994
Moffatt Township 247 780 1,121
Omer Village/City ---- 385 337
Sims Township ---- 836 1,091
Standish Township/Village/City 1,236 1,377 1,581
Turner Township 1,273 628 642
Whitney Township 643 981 1,033

*unofficial figures taken from a review of 1900 Census microfilms


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