Welcome to Peaine Twp.
The township occupies all but the northern tip of Beaver Island, with St. James Township bordering Peaine Township to the north. There are no named communities in Peaine Township. According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 73.1 square miles (189.2 km2), of which 52.4 square miles (135.6 km2) is land and 20.7 square miles (53.6 km2), or 28.32%, is water.
The Ottawa and the Ojibwe people originally lived in the area. James Strang and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Strangite) lived on the island in the 1850s.
P.O. Box 26
36825 Kings Highway
Beaver Island, Michigan 49782
(231) 448-2692 FAX
Office Hours: Thursday- 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM (Except legal holidays)
PEAINE TOWNSHIP ASSESSOR
Sally Akerley, MAAO
P.O. Box 307
Elk Rapids, MI 49629
Rick Speck: Zoning Administrator
Rick's Office: 448-2830
**Office Hours: Wednesday, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM or by Appointment