Brevort Township, Michigan

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Brevort Township, Michigan
Location within Mackinac County
Location within Mackinac County
Brevort Township is located in Michigan
Brevort Township
Brevort Township
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 46°02′46″N 84°50′35″W / 46.04611°N 84.84306°W / 46.04611; -84.84306Coordinates: 46°02′46″N 84°50′35″W / 46.04611°N 84.84306°W / 46.04611; -84.84306
CountryUnited States
 • SupervisorEd Serwach
 • Total98.8 sq mi (256.0 km2)
 • Land92.5 sq mi (239.5 km2)
 • Water6.4 sq mi (16.5 km2)
686 ft (209 m)
 • Total649
 • Density7.0/sq mi (2.7/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code(s)
49760 (Moran)
49781 (St. Ignace)
Area code(s)906
FIPS code26-10360[1]
GNIS feature ID1625975[2]
WebsiteOfficial website

Brevort Township is a civil township of Mackinac County in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the township population was 649. Most of the township land is within the eastern portion of the Hiawatha National Forest. The township includes part of the Mackinac Wilderness, a listed Wilderness Area.

The township was named after Henry Brevort (or Brevoort), a surveyor assigned to subdivide the area in 1845.[3]



According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 98.8 square miles (256 km2), of which 92.5 square miles (240 km2) is land and 6.4 square miles (17 km2) (6.44%) is water.

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 649 people, 264 households, and 184 families residing in the township. The population density was 7.0 per square mile (2.7/km²). There were 561 housing units at an average density of 6.1 per square mile (2.3/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 79.51% White, 15.10% Native American, 0.15% Asian, and 5.24% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.92% of the population.

There were 264 households out of which 30.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.7% were married couples living together, 7.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.3% were non-families. 23.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 2.86.

In the township the population was spread out with 23.3% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 25.6% from 25 to 44, 29.0% from 45 to 64, and 13.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 102.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.6 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $33,611, and the median income for a family was $36,591. Males had a median income of $30,156 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the township was $19,878. About 6.6% of families and 9.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.9% of those under age 18 and 7.1% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Brevort Township, Michigan
  3. ^ a b c Romig, Walter (1986) [1973]. Michigan Place Names. Detroit, Michigan: Wayne State University Press. ISBN 0-8143-1838-X.
  4. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Allenville, Michigan
  5. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Moran, Michigan