Fun Under the Sun ...

Children 7-12 join us at the Township Monday - Wednesday 10 am - 3 pm for fun outdoor activities.

2-in-1 Garbage / Recycle Truck ...

With two separate compartments, North County Disposal is using a new truck to pick up garbage and recycling at the same time.  Be certain to break down boxes so they will fit into the smaller recycling area.

Trail Lighting Project Complete ...

The project was possible thanks to a grant and partnerships with local groups including NMU's Lineman Tech program and the Marquette Board of Light and Power - lit daily from 5:30pm-Midnight and 6am-9am.  

Fire Department Recruitment underway ...

The Negaunee Township Fire Department is currently accepting applications for firefighters and EMS.  Click on the link to obtain more information ...

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Welcome to Negaunee Township

  


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Located in Marquette County in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, Negaunee Township was established on February 14, 1859. 

The Townhip was originally made up of the territory which had been Teal Lake Township, with various sections of the western part subsequently being detached in the formation of Ishpeming and Tilden Townships

The first settlements in the Township were made under the sponsorship of the Jackson Iron Company, as iron ore was discovered in the area by William A. Burt on September 19, 1844. 

Today Negaunee Township is home to both residents and commercial businesses.  The scenic setting is traversed by the Iron Ore Heritage Trail, a 48-mile, multi-use, year round trail that connects communities and people to the region’s historic sites and human stories.  In addition, trails and water access throughout the Township offer year round recreation possibilities.