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Chippewa Township
Chippewa Township
is a civil township of Isabella County in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2020 census, the township population was 4,446.


Communities

There are no incorporated municipalities within the township.

  • The city of Mount Pleasant is nearby to the west, and the Mount Pleasant post office, with ZIP code 48858, serves the northern portion of Chippewa Township. The western portion of the township lies within the Mount Pleasant Public School District.
  • The village of Shepherd is nearby to the south, and the Shepherd post office, with ZIP code 48883, serves the southern portion of Chippewa Township. The remaining portion of the township lies within the Shepherd Public School District.
  • Alembic is a small, most historical locale near the center of the township at latitude 43.598oN (43o35\'51\"N) and longitude 84.668oW (84o40\'06\"W), the crossroads of East Remus and South Loomis roads. A rural post office operated from June 23, 1874, until December 31, 1905.

Demographics
2020 Census data:

Population, Census, April 1, 2020    6,139
Population, Census, April 1, 2010    7,561

Race and Hispanic Origin  
  • White alone, percent    52.90%
  • Black or African American alone, percent    23.40%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent    13.30%
  • Asian alone, percent    1.30%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent    0.00%
  • Two or More Races, percent    9.00%
  • Hispanic or Latino, percent    2.60%
  • White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent    51.70%

The Morning Sun

Mount Pleasant, MI News, Sports, Weather, Things to Do The Morning Sun
  • Column: Content to go with the flow
    11 Aug
    Most of us live our lives doing the nine-to-five, getting it done, raising our families, enjoying our friends, and seeking enough time and money for relaxation and reflection. Some of us dedicate a portion of our time to spiritual devotion and charitable acts. Whereas others bang their spoons and scribble about perceived slights incurred by […]
  • Inside Allen Park: Frank Ragnow does not practice
    11 Aug
    The Detroit Lions took the practice field on Wednesday for one final time in front of their fans, before the preseason opener this Friday against the Atlanta Falcons. 
  • Relay for Life fundraiser set for Saturday in Ithaca
    11 Aug
    The annual Relay for Life of Gratiot and Isabella Counties will take place from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday in Ithaca.
  • Tigers fall behind early in loss to Guardians
    10 Aug
    DETROIT — Rookie Kerry Carpenter hadn’t even been officially activated yet when Tigers manager AJ Hinch assembled the team in the clubhouse and told them general manager Al Avila, the man who one way or another was responsible for them all being in that room, had been fired.
  • Tigers GM Al Avila fired after 7 years, no playoffs
    10 Aug
    The Detroit Tigers fired general manager Al Avila on Wednesday, ending a seven-year tenure with no playoff appearances.

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