Sands Township

A civil township in Marquette County, Sands Township occupies a total area of approximately 70 square miles and is bordered by Chocolay Charter Township and West Branch to the east, Forsyth Township to the south, Richmond Township and Negaunee to the west, and Marquette to the north.

Sands Township is home to a warm and close-knit community and residents here enjoy the great quality of life provided by an area surrounded with an abundance of natural wonders. Most visitors and residents take advantage of the enjoyable outdoor recreation available year-round in this charming, laid back town.

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There’s a good selection of mostly single-family homes in Sands Township, ranging from cozy bungalows, spacious ranch houses and rustic log cabins to two-story homes in traditional and neotraditional architectural styles. Multi-family homes such as apartments, duplexes, and triplexes exist as well, but are limited in availability. Most homes in the township enjoy views of dense, wooded forests. Plenty of land is also available for those who’d like to start from scratch and build their very own custom home.

Local Attractions

  • Sands Township Park Complex is a great spot where residents can enjoy plenty of outdoor sports and activities. The complex has courts for basketball, tennis, and pickleball. There’s also a pavilion with picnic tables, as well as a playground for children. Indoor facilities include a multipurpose room, gym, and kitchen.
  • Get in touch with nature and experience the scenic beauty of Strawberry Lake. Enjoy fishing, read a book, or have a picnic by the lake, as you bask in the warm sun and the cool breeze under a canopy of towering trees.
  • Drop by the Marquette County Fair, a fun destination for all ages which features carnival rides, races, magic shows, a petting zoo, livestock shows, crafts and antiques bazaars, and many more! The Marquette County Fair hosts plenty of enjoyable festivals and events throughout the year.