Welcome to Austin Township

Primarily undeveloped, Austin Township within Mecosta County is a township made up of about 1,500 in population. Austin Township is located approximately five (5) miles southeast of the City of Big Rapids in the southwestern quarter of the County, and two (2) miles east of US 131.

Substantially wooded, the township is home to portions of the Chippewa River State Forest, several Amish districts and many farms, natural gas storage fields, and adjacent to Canadian Lakes development. You can find many farm markets and a produce auction center within our Township. Come enjoy the quietness of a quaint area.


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We accept credit/debit payments for property taxes only.  It is available during office hours or by appointment.  There is a 3% fee added.

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September 18-24, 2017 is SepticSmart Week.  The Environmental Protection Agency's Decentralized Wastewater Management Memorandum of Understanding Partnership has released a social media toolkit to educate residents on the proper care and maintenance of their septic systems.  The toolkit can be found on the Residential Resources tab, Internet Links, EPA SepticSmart.  Download the toolkit today to prepare for this week-long campaign.  Be SepticSmart.

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Austin Township Information

Mailing Address
PO Box 226
Stanwood, MI 49346-0226

Township Hall
14132 Pierce Road
Stanwood, Michigan 49346

Phone: (231) 823-9704
Fax: (231) 823-9603