Pinconning Township, MI

Pinconning Township is a civil township of Bay County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The township’s population was 2,431 as of the 2010 census. It is included in the Bay City Metropolitan Statistical Area. Pinconning Township was organized on February 28, 1873. The city of Pinconning is surrounded by the township, but is administratively autonomous. The name “Pinconning” is said to come from the Native American word O-pin-nic-con-ing, meaning “potato place”.

Pinconning Township is located in northern Bay County along the west shore of Lake Huron’s Saginaw Bay. According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 42.0 square miles (108.7 km2), of which 36.7 square miles (95.0 km2) is land and 5.3 square miles (13.7 km2), or 12.63%, is water. The Pinconning River flows eastward through the southern part of the township. (Source, Wikipedia)

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