Communities - Area Info

China Township

China Township with a population topping 3,150, offers peace and quiet. Over the past few years the township has spent most of its monies on road projects but it is now planning to construct a joint water plant with East China and a bike path connecting to St. Clair and East China. Demographics

Officials: Supervisor Linda Schweihofer, Clerk Julie Wallace, Treasurer Leona Markel.

Trustees: Robert Allen, Edward Neiman, Dan Lindsay and Mary Green. 

Township Hall: 4560 Indian trail. Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday- Friday. 7651145. Fax: 765-4080.

Business: The lucrative industrial tax base is dominated by Detroit Edison’s Belle River Power Plant, Michigan Consolidated Gas Company and Masco Tech.

Shopping: There are several stores in the township. Many people head to Richmond, Marine City or St. Clair for shopping.

Parks: There is a park behind the township hall with soccer and basketball facilities, playground equipment and a picnic area with a pavilion.

Big Events: All are hosted by the township.

  • April- Easter egg hunt.

  • July- Township-wide picnic.

  • September- Corn roast.

  • October- Halloween party.

  • December- Christmas party.