Readmond Township, Michigan

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Readmond Township, Michigan
Unincorporated community of Good Hart
Unincorporated community of Good Hart
Location within Emmet County
Location within Emmet County
Readmond Township is located in Michigan
Readmond Township
Readmond Township
Location within the state of Michigan
Readmond Township is located in the United States
Readmond Township
Readmond Township
Readmond Township (the United States)
Coordinates: 45°34′34″N 85°02′09″W / 45.57611°N 85.03583°W / 45.57611; -85.03583Coordinates: 45°34′34″N 85°02′09″W / 45.57611°N 85.03583°W / 45.57611; -85.03583
CountryUnited States
 • SupervisorGordon Kruskie
 • ClerkSarah Krupa
 • Total31.03 sq mi (80.4 km2)
 • Land31.03 sq mi (80.4 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0 km2)
869 ft (265 m)
 • Total581
 • Density18.7/sq mi (7.2/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP Code(s)
49737 (Good Hart)
49740 (Harbor Springs)
49769 (Pellston)
Area code(s)231
FIPS code26-67540[1]
GNIS feature ID1626958[2]

Readmond Township is a civil township of Emmet County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 581 at the 2010 census.



Indians knew the area as Crooked Tree.[5] In 1741, Jesuits established a mission to the Native Americans and it was known as Apatawaaing. By 1823, the Jesuits had built the first structure here and the area was known as Middle Village. St. Ignatius Church church was destroyed by fire in 1889 then rebuilt.[6]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 31.03 square miles (80.4 km2), all land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 493 people, 198 households, and 149 families residing in the township. The population density was 15.9 per square mile (6.1/km2). There were 411 housing units at an average density of 13.3 per square mile (5.1/km2). The racial makeup of the township was 93.10% White, 0.20% African American, 1.83% Native American, 0.20% Asian, 0.20% from other races, and 4.46% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.84% of the population.

There were 198 households, out of which 28.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.2% were married couples living together, 5.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.7% were non-families. 20.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 3.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 2.85.

In the township the population was spread out, with 23.5% under the age of 18, 5.5% from 18 to 24, 26.4% from 25 to 44, 30.6% from 45 to 64, and 14.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females, there were 94.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.3 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $40,114, and the median income for a family was $43,750. Males had a median income of $26,071 versus $22,031 for females. The per capita income for the township was $20,270. About 3.5% of families and 6.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.2% of those under age 18 and 9.2% of those age 65 or over.



  1. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Readmond Township, Michigan
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Good Hart, Michigan
  4. ^ Romig 1986, p. 228.
  5. ^ "St. Ignatius Church Cemetery". The USGenWeb Archives Project. Retrieved April 7, 2016.
  6. ^ "St. Ignatius Church in Middle Village". Concierge Publications. Retrieved April 7, 2016. The first structure in Middle Village was a Jesuit Mission in 1823 but the mission began in this area, once called Apatawaaing, in 1741. It was rebuilt in 1823 by Native Americans and then built again in 1889 after a fire destroyed it. What was once named the St. Ignatius Church of Loyola is now known as St. Ignatius Church.


  • Romig, Walter (October 1, 1986) [1973]. Michigan Place Names: The History of the Founding and the Naming of More Than Five Thousand Past and Present Michigan Communities. Great Lakes Books Series (Paperback). Detroit, Michigan: Wayne State University Press. ISBN 978-0-8143-1838-6.