Welcome to Newfield Township!

The township of Newfield is located in east-central Oceana County. The county is situated along the eastern shore of Lake Michigan approximately halfway between Traverse City, Michigan and the Michigan/Indiana border. The history of Newfield Township is closely connected to Hesperia, White River, and Michigan’s Lumber Era.

Besides the Hesperia Dam, which provides the Hesperia area with quality sport fishing, there are several popular lakes within the township. The township maintains a boat launch at Hightower Lake, and a popular hidden gem of a riverside park at Oxbow Park off M-20. The township also operates and cares for two cemeteries within the Township’s borders. The parks and cemeteries are overseen by the Sexton.

The Township is governed by a 5-member Board of Trustees who serve four-year elected terms; The Supervisor, Clerk, and Treasurer as well as two trustees. Their meetings are generally held on the Third Tuesday of each month at 7:00pm at the Newfield Township Hall.

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