Township Overview

Tuscarora Township is a General Law Township located in southern Cheboygan County, in the northern tip of the lower peninsula and at the heart of the “Inland Waterway” We are a General Law Township established in 1877. We are approximately 41 square miles in size and have a population of approximately 3000 residents.

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Township Laws
There are many laws that govern townships, but the two main laws dealing with township administration and governance are:
General township laws, the Revised Statutes of 1846, R.S. of 1846 (Chapter 41 of the Michigan Compiled Laws) General Township Laws

Residential & Recreation Community
Tuscarora Township encompasses the unincorporated area known as Indian River and is a residential and recreation community. With its lakes and rivers, State and Township Parks, snowmobile trails and bike paths. Tuscarora Township has year round interest and is the place to live and play.

Municipal Building
The current Tuscarora Township Municipal Building was built in 1994, replacing the original municipal building that was built in 1902. The Township Municipal Building also houses the Tuscarora Township Police and the Indian River Area Library.