Grosse Ile Township, Michigan

Census-designated place in Wayne County, Michigan

Grosse Ile Township is a town in Wayne County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The township is coterminous with the island in the Detroit River called Grosse Ile. The name comes from French, meaning "Big Island". The population was 10,894 at the 2000 census. It is part of the collection of communities known as Downriver.

Grosse Ile Township, Michigan
Location in Wayne County and the U.S. state of Michigan
Location in Wayne County and the U.S. state of Michigan
Coordinates: 42°7′48″N 83°9′37″W / 42.13000°N 83.16028°W / 42.13000; -83.16028Coordinates: 42°7′48″N 83°9′37″W / 42.13000°N 83.16028°W / 42.13000; -83.16028
Country United States of America
State Michigan
County Wayne
Government
 • SupervisorMr. Brian Loftus
Area
 • Total47.5 km2 (18.3 sq mi)
 • Land24.9 km2 (9.6 sq mi)
 • Water22.6 km2 (8.7 sq mi)
Elevation
181 m (594 ft)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total10,371
 • Density417.1/km2 (1,080.3/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
48138
Area code(s)734
FIPS code26-35420[1]
GNIS feature ID1626407[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Grosse Ile Township, Michigan