These are specific details (with sources) about Michigan’s Boardman Township:

General Township Information:

Boardman Township township postcode: 49680
Boardman Township township code: 2609440

See more at the source: https://www.citydirectory.us/township-boardman-township.html#demography

GEOID: 2607909440
Congressional District: Michigan 1st
State House District: 104*
State Senate District: 36*
County: Kalkaska
Area Code (231)

* These values were updated per the voter identification cards for 2022

See more at the source: https://www.zipdatamaps.com/en/places/us/township/michigan/boardman-township


Boardman Township is a civil township of Kalkaska County in the U.S. state of Michigan.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.23 square miles (93.84 km2), of which 36.05 square miles (93.37 km2) is land and 0.18 square miles (0.47 km2) (0.50%) is water.

U.S. Route 131 runs diagonally northeast–southwest through the township.

As of the 2010 census, the township population was 1,530.
As of the 2000 census, there were 1,373 people, 484 households, and 378 families residing in the township. 

South Boardman is an unincorporated community and census-designated place near the center of the township.

See more at the source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boardman_Township,_Michigan


According to the 2020 Census Statistics, the population is:
63 percent between the ages of 18 and 64
54 percent Male
93 percent white
11.9 percent veterans
There are:
503 households

See more at the source: https://censusreporter.org/profiles/06000US2607909440-boardman-township-kalkaska-county-mi/


Local School District:

Forest Area Community Schools

https://forestarea.org/


According to at least one resident, the main draw of Boardman Township/South Boardman is its proximity to Traverse City (about 30 minutes), Cadillac (about 30 minutes), and Kalkaska (about 15 minutes). This centralized location to those communities means that when you need or want medium sized city amenities they are close by, but there is still plenty of room to move so you can avoid the over crowded streets of those communities during their respective festivals etc..


General History:

South Boardman was settled in 1872 and had a population of a mere 25. By 1918 the populace had grown to about 400 people and business was prosperous, thanks to the logging industry.

See more at the source: https://99wfmk.com/south-boardman-michigan/?utm_source=tsmclip&utm_medium=referral

The town of Boardman was organized by act of legislature approved Feb. 23, 1873, and embraced the territory of Township 26 north, of Range 8 west. The first election was held at the house of Emery Myers, on the first Monday of April, 1873. Edwin Luce, H. H. Cole and W. H. Leach were appointed inspectors of election. Boardman is bounded on the north by Wilson, east by Orange, south by Springfield, and west by county line.

See more at the sources: http://genealogytrails.com/mich/kalkaska/boardman.html and http://genealogytrails.com/mich/kalkaska/citysouthboardman.html

More historic information can be found at: https://www.facebook.com/SouthBoardmanMichiganHistorySite/


Specific contact information for the township personnel can be found on the Contact pages.
For Meeting information or events, please check out the calendar.