New! A secure dropbox has been installed in the office wall just to the left of the front door if you need to drop something off after hours.

NOTE: After much thought and discussion,  the Olive Township Historical Society feels it is in the best interest of our community and loyal supporters to cancel the Christmas Home Tour for 2020 due to the pandemic. Plan on this popular event and others to return in 2021!

Welcome to Olive Township, a community of thriving agriculture, business and residential neighborhoods cultivated from generations of families in the heart of Ottawa County, Michigan.

Founded through the first election of officers on April 6, 1857, Olive Township selected its first Supervisor, Clerk and Treasurer through the vote of 57 attendees. Today, Olive Township has approximately 2,700 registered voters and the ninth Supervisor of record since its founding. Originally named Eastman Township and extending all the way to Lake Michigan as the western border, Olive Township split in 1915, creating current day Port Sheldon Township.

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Read the minutes of the November Board of Trustees Meeting here:

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Read the proposed minutes of November 10 Planning Commission meeting here: www.olivetownship.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Archive20.pdf ... See MoreSee Less

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