Macomb Township

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Macomb Township is centrally located on the middle and north branches of the Clinton River, a location that has provided a fertile environment for the agriculture that has been formative in its development. After separating from its neighboring town Chesterfield in 1842, the area attracted German Lutheran settlers with its level land and rich soil. Soon, much of the land would be worked and settled by farmers. By the 1980s, many farmers sold off their land to developers, and subdivisions bearing the names of those previous farms took the space that crops had once filled. Over the years, Macomb Township has become one of the fastest growing communities in the county. Good schools and beautiful parks have been added along with a new township complex, a recreational center, and a public library. Created by settlers wanting greater connection to neighbors and friends, Macomb Township continues to offer that same type of close-knit community.
ISBN: 9781467105576
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Michigan
Series: Images of America
Images: 228
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Linda Osborne Cynowa lived in Macomb Township for 27 years. Linda has a background in photography and genealogy and a lifelong love of history. She volunteered with the Romeo Community Archives, researching the many historic homes and families in the Romeo and Washington area. This work led to a keen interest in and knowledge of its history. She is also the author of Washington Township, published in 2019 by Arcadia Publishing.
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