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Mount Forest Township

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Township Hall: 1705 W. Cody Road
Post Office: Pinconning, MI 48650
Phone: 989-879-4352

Mount Forest Township was organized on January 14, 1890, becoming the fourteenth township of Bay County.
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Geographic area at time of organization:

    Created from western portion of Pinconning Township, consisting of township 17 north, of range 3 east.

Petitioners of the new township were:

John T. Lynch, Clarence Fairchild, Charles Miller, Michael Paul, Lawrence, Joseph and George Wasielewski, Hugh Stevenson, John Barie, Fred Moore, George Collins, John Jankowiak and George Capter.

The first township election was held at the home of Clarence Fairchild, elected officers were:

- Supervisor: John T. Lynch
- Clerk: Cash Kelley
- Treasurer: John L. Hudson
- School Inspector: Henry V. Lucas

Historical population:

1894: 265 residents
1900: 350 residents
2000: 1,405 residents

Community Internet Resources:
Government Other
  • None at this time.
  • Education
  • [Mt. Forest Elementary School]
  • None at this time.
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