Republic Township

Located in Marquette County, Republic Township has a total area of 3.9 square miles and has a population of 570 people according to the 2010 census. Republic is famous for the plethora of outdoor recreational activities that could be enjoyed here all year round, from hunting, cross country skiing and ice skating to camping, kayaking, canoeing, hiking and everything in between. The township contains the unincorporated communities of South Republic and Witch Lake, with nearby communities which include Michigamme, West Ishpeming, Palmer and Negaunee.

Republic Township is family-friendly, with a strong sense of community among its residents who are committed in maintaining the area’s natural beauty and splendor. If you’re a nature lover and live to seek adventure in the great outdoors, Republic Township is the place for you.

Republic Township MI Real Estate and Republic Township MI Homes for Sale

The real estate in the area is mostly composed of single family homes and large lots. You’ll also find quite a lot of cottages, cabins and farm properties in the area as well as a handful of multi-family residences.

Local Attractions

  • Greenwood Reservoir – This awe inspiring reservoir which spans 1,073 acres is a popular destination among fishermen who enjoy the wide variety of game fish present in its waters.
  • Van Riper State Park – This scenic 1,200-acre state park features a gorgeous sandy beach with warm waters perfect for swimming and picturesque Lake Michigamme frontage that stretches to half a mile. The park is a popular destination for hikers and campers, making it an awesome destination for adventure seekers. There are campsites available in the park with modern amenities like toilets and hot showers.
  • The old M-95 –This historic bridge built in 1910 (which isalso known as the Michigamme River Bridge) is considered a significant architectural gem as it demonstrates how local bridges were built before they were standardized by the state. This structure is listed under the National Register of Historic Places.
  • Trout Falls Creek – Located just 14.9 miles from West Ishpeming, Trout Falls Creek is most popular for being a fishing spot open for public use.