Weesaw Township, Michigan

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Weesaw Township, Michigan
Location within Berrien County
Location within Berrien County
Weesaw Township is located in Michigan
Weesaw Township
Weesaw Township
Location within the state of Michigan
Weesaw Township is located in the United States
Weesaw Township
Weesaw Township
Weesaw Township (the United States)
Coordinates: 41°51′36″N 86°31′24″W / 41.86000°N 86.52333°W / 41.86000; -86.52333Coordinates: 41°51′36″N 86°31′24″W / 41.86000°N 86.52333°W / 41.86000; -86.52333
CountryUnited States
 • SupervisorGary Sommers
 • Total35.6 sq mi (92.2 km2)
 • Land35.4 sq mi (91.8 km2)
 • Water0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
653 ft (199 m)
 • Total1,936
 • Density55/sq mi (21.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code(s)
49107, 49113, 49119, 49125, 49128
Area code(s)269
FIPS code26-85120[1]
GNIS feature ID1627238[2]
WebsiteOfficial website

Weesaw Township is a civil township of Berrien County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 1,936 at the 2010 census.[3] The township was organized in 1837, and was named after Weesaw, a local Potawatomi chief.[4][5]



According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.6 square miles (92.2 km2), of which 35.4 square miles (91.8 km2) is land and 0.15 square miles (0.4 km2), or 0.44%, is water.[3]


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,065 people, 798 households, and 589 families residing in the township. The population density was 58.1 per square mile (22.4/km2). There were 886 housing units at an average density of 24.9 per square mile (9.6/km2). The racial makeup of the township was 94.72% White, 0.10% African American, 0.48% Native American, 0.24% Asian, 3.39% from other races, and 1.07% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.02% of the population.

There were 798 households, out of which 29.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.7% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.1% were non-families. 21.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the township the population was spread out, with 23.9% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 29.6% from 25 to 44, 25.5% from 45 to 64, and 13.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 103.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.6 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $41,434, and the median income for a family was $45,511. Males had a median income of $34,625 versus $22,083 for females. The per capita income for the township was $18,159. About 5.0% of families and 6.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.3% of those under age 18 and 6.7% of those age 65 or over.



  1. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Weesaw Township, Michigan
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Weesaw township, Berrien County, Michigan". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 12, 2020. Retrieved January 13, 2014.
  4. ^ Ellis, Franklin (1880). History of Berrien and Van Buren Counties, Michigan. Philadelphia: D.W. Ensign & Co. p. 33, 36.
  5. ^ "Community Profile, Weesaw Township". Berrien County official site. Retrieved January 20, 2021.
  6. ^ Romig 1986, p. 225.
  7. ^ "Origins - Old Place Names". Berrien County Genealogical Society. Archived from the original on 13 March 2018. Retrieved 13 March 2018.


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