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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Local history book available in the township office. Cash or check only. ... See MoreSee Less

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You may be hearing news about an upcoming election in early August. Olive Township does not have an election in August or November this year. The next scheduled election is the School Election of 2022. ... See MoreSee Less

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