Below are some important facts about Clinton Township that you can use to pass our Clinton Township City of the Week Quiz!
Clinton Township Factoids:
Clinton Township was named in honor of New York Governor DeWitt Clinton who organized the construction of the Erie Canal, that enabled many settlers access to Michigan.
In 1782 the Moravian missionaries built the first settlement in what was to become Clinton Township on what is now Moravian Drive.
The villages of Mt. Clemens, Frederick, Warsaw, Marcellus, and Cady’s Corner were originally part of Clinton Township.
Clinton Township is Michigan’s most populated township with 100, 521 residents as of the 2020 census.
The main branch of the Clinton River runs through Clinton Township out to the Lake St. Clair.
Clinton Township is known for producing the most roses in Michigan since 1920, and President Gerald Ford often used roses from Clinton Township to decorate the White House.
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