Salem Township, MI


SINCE 1833


Welcome to Salem Township of Washtenaw County.  Founded as a farming community centered around a few small villages, their stores, mills, blacksmiths, churches and schools.

The Township has retained its rural character and some of that farming heritage which its residents cherish.

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Salem Township's 2024 Spring & Summer Newsletter 

Latest News

Weekly Road update

Weekly road work schedule click here
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Wastewater Treatment Plant

For further details on the Salem Twp. USD WWTP see the News Detail.   Public Hearing notice 
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Update from EGLE

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Salem Township welcomes you to visit one of our many lovely Preserved properties.

Salem Township Farm Preserve is located at the southwest corner of Salem Road and Five Mile Road.  The 235 acres of rolling landscapes and farmland have numerous marked pathways that can be enjoyed from dawn to dusk.

The Anthony & Rose Shatter Family Preserve is located at the southwest corner of Curtis Road and Brookville Road.  The 25 acre preserve is a mature woodland with several wetland complexes with several existing trails. 

The Creekshead Nature Preserve is located on Curtis 1/2 mile south of Five Mile on the west side of Curtis Rd.  This complex is 27 acres of button bush swamps and ephemeral wildflowers.

Visit for visitor guidelines and accessibility information. Download the Anthony and Rose Shatter Preserve and Salem Township Farm Preserve brochure (PDF) for a trail map and more info.  Please also see the updates for the Creekshead Preserve and the Shatter Family Preserve here.

Contact Us:

Phone Number: 248-349-1690

General/ Elections              0 - (248)912-6722 -

Building Department           1 - (248)912-6720 -

Deputy Treasurer                2 - (248)912-6723 -

Zoning and Planning           3 - (248)912-6729 -

Assessor                              4 - (248)912-6736 -

Deputy Clerk                       5 - (248)912-6725 -

Supervisor                           6 - (248)912-6722 -

Fire Department                  7 - (248)912-6724 -

Treasurer                             8 - (248)912-6721 -

Clerk                                    9 - (248)912-6726 -