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Welcome Home ...
Home is a valued place considered to
be a refuge or place of origin; The place,
as a country or town, where one was
born or resided for a long period...”
These are just a few of Webster’s
definitions of the word “home".
Bates Township is “home” for many of
our residents who have descended from
the township’s earliest Settlers. For
some this is the community that you
have chosen for a variety of reasons to
Our township is rich in history and our
citizens are strong in spirit! However it is
that you have made your way here at
this moment in time…we would like to
say - Welcome Home!
Bates Township is located next
to the city of Iron River in the
Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
Bates Township has so much to
offer. The beautiful area offers
year round recreation and
enjoyment. So, enjoy this
moment in Bates Township.