Stronach Township, Michigan

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Stronach Township is a civil township of Manistee County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 804 at the 2000 census.

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History

Stronach Township is the oldest non-native settlement in Manistee County.[citation needed] In 1840 Joseph Stronach cleared a site to establish a sawmill in the township. In 1841 Joseph Stronach's brother, David Stronach and his son Adam Stronach arrived by schooner with machinery and approximately 15 men to begin construction of the sawmill.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 55.7 square miles (144.3 km²), of which, 55.5 square miles (143.6 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.6 km²) of it (0.45%) is water.

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