In 1787, there was only one large township called Cottrellville which included the present townships of Cottrellville, China, Casco, East China and Ira. In the heart of this township was the city of Newport (later called Marine City). It had been founded by Samuel Ward whose shipbuilding and trade interests developed the area.
Median Age: 36.7 years
Median Household income: $47,396
Median house value: $164,600
Township Hall: 7008 Marsh Rd., (810) 765-4730
Parks: Algonac State Park
Information taken from the Cottrellville Township webpage at: www.cott-township.org