Macomb Township MI 48315,48316,48317
Macomb Township serves as a general law township in Detroit, Michigan with a total population of 79,580 at the 2010 census. It’s population growth almost double within the last decade making it the fastest growing major municipality in Michigan with a current estimation of more than 88,000 residents.
The township has a total land area of 36.3 square miles and .04 square miles of water, with a mix of flat terrain ideal for farming and swampy wetlands in some of its parts. Since the late 1990s Macomb Township was vastly suburbanizing with housing stock began skyrocketing. It has a population density of 2,196.8 per square mile with 27,585 housing units. The racial makeup of the township comprises 90.5% White, 3.9% African American, 0.2% Native American, 3.1% Asian, and 0.7% from other races, according to Wikepedia.com.
Early settlers in Macomb Township arrived during the first half of the 19th century. Most of them settled near the Clinton River, where the area cultivates good farming condition as the need for sustainability are a necessity back then. Majority of these early settlers came from Germany which explains why the townships still have influences of German descent today. On March 7, 1834, the Legislative Council officially accepted the town’s petition as Macomb Township.
Named after a courageous and highly decorated War of 1812 veteran, General Alexander Macomb, he became a very successful mercantile. At one time, their family owned most of Macomb Township. The township initially had a thriving lumber and logging industry in Southeast Michigan during the later 19th century and lasting until the early 20th century. Lumbermen transport these logs from Wolcott Mill to sawmill in Ray Township to Branch Clinton River. As this route became common, residents called this Romeo Plank which still exists today. Daniel Kniffens was recorded as one of the first residents of Macomb Township who settled on the middle part of the Clinton River, later called as the 25 Mile and Romeo Plank Roads.
Today, Macomb Township has great residential communities, beautiful parks, has a thriving commercial and industrial economy.
Macomb County Circuit Court (16th Judicial Circuit)
40 N Main St, Mt Clemens, MI 48043, USA
Macomb County Sheriff’s Office
43565 Elizabeth Rd, Mt Clemens, MI 48043, USA
George George Memorial Park
40500 Moravian Dr, Clinton Twp, MI 48036, USA
Lake St. Clair Metropark
31300 Metro Pkwy, Harrison Charter Township, MI 48045, USA
40620 Utica Rd, Sterling Heights, MI 48313, USA
Macomb Corners Park
19449 25 Mile Rd, Macomb, MI 48042, USA
Stony Creek Metropark
4300 Main Park Dr, Shelby Charter Township, MI 48316, USA
65075 Van Dyke, Washington, MI 48095, USA