Local Area

Resort Township is located in the southwest corner of Emmet County, which is situated in the northwest region of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula. Resort Township is bounded on the north by the Little Traverse Bay of Lake Michigan, on the east by Bear Creek Township and the north arm of Walloon Lake, and on the south and west by Walloon Lake and Charlevoix County. The City of Petoskey borders the northeast corner of Resort Township. While the City of Charlevoix is approximately 10 miles southwest of the Township. 

For additional information about the resources, amenities, and opportunities available in the surrounding areas we encourage our residents to visit the following websites.

Emmet County
Resort Township is part of District 6 and is currently represented by County Commissioner David White. Commissioner White encourages any resident with questions, concerns, or suggestions to contact him via e-mail.

City of Petoskey
The City of Petoskey is home to the Petoskey District Library, whose use is available to residents of Resort Township at no charge.

Bear Creek Township
Resort Township currently partners with Bear Creek Township to maintain an able and ready fire department.

Charlevoix County 

City of Charlevoix