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Churchill Township, Michigan
Churchill Township Hall
Churchill Township Hall
Location within Ogemaw County
Location within Ogemaw County
Churchill Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Churchill Township, Michigan
Churchill Township, Michigan
Location in Michigan
Churchill Township, Michigan is located in the United States
Churchill Township, Michigan
Churchill Township, Michigan
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Michigan
County Ogemaw
Established 1904
 • Total 35.99 sq mi (93.21 km2)
 • Land 35.53 sq mi (92.02 km2)
 • Water 0.46 sq mi (1.19 km2)
853 ft (260 m)
 • Total 1,713
 • Density 48.2/sq mi (18.6/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code(s)
48635 (Lupton)
48661 (West Branch)
48756 (Prescott)
Area code(s) 989
FIPS code 26-15740
GNIS feature ID 1626082

Churchill Township is a civil township of Ogemaw County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 1,713 at the 2010 census.


  • Selkirk is an unincorporated community within the township situated on the Rifle River between sections 9 and 10 at 44°18′47″N 84°04′02″W / 44.31306°N 84.06722°W / 44.31306; -84.06722.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.9 square miles (93 km2), of which 35.7 square miles (92 km2) is land and 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2) (0.81%) is water.


As of the census of 2000, there were 1,603 people, 655 households, and 476 families residing in the township. The population density was 45.0 per square mile (17.4/km2). There were 1,063 housing units at an average density of 29.8 per square mile (11.5/km2). The racial makeup of the township was 97.26% White, 0.19% African American, 0.62% Native American, 0.19% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.12% from other races, and 1.56% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.87% of the population.

There were 655 households, out of which 28.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.3% were married couples living together, 6.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.3% were non-families. 23.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.86.

In the township the population was spread out, with 24.3% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 24.2% from 25 to 44, 28.8% from 45 to 64, and 16.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females, there were 99.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.7 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $35,577, and the median income for a family was $39,107. Males had a median income of $30,952 versus $21,382 for females. The per capita income for the township was $17,081. About 7.6% of families and 8.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.7% of those under age 18 and 5.4% of those age 65 or over.

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