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.

Featured News

Treasurer Collecting Property Taxes, Thursday, August 16, 2018 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Treasurer Collecting Property Taxes, Tuesday, August 21, 2018 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.


Clerk Office Hours, Tuesday, September 4, 2018, 10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (No Treasurer)


Treasurer Collecting Property Taxes, Friday, September 7, 2018 10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


Treasurer Collecting Property Taxes, Friday, September 14, 2018 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Last day before interest is applied


The Mecosta County - District Health Department #10 is conducting a survey of township community members to determine if there is support for tobacco-free outdoor recreation areas.  They would appreciate it if you would take a few moments to complete this online survey.  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/82P5CR7


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

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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