South Arm Township
Charlevoix County
previous arrow
next arrow


Welcome to South Arm Township

South Arm Township is located in southern Charlevoix County and is bordered by Antrim County to the south and west. The township surrounds the city of East Jordan. The township’s name comes from the South Arm of Lake Charlevoix, which extends from the northern border to the center of the township. According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 32.7 square miles (84.6 km2), of which 30.7 square miles (79.4 km2) is land and 2.0 square miles (5.3 km2), or 6.25%, is water.

Learn More about South Arm Township


Planning & Zoning

The Planning Commission's role is to plan for the needs of citizens and visitors to South Arm Township with respect to land development, transportation, recreation, conservation& environmental protection.

Learn More

Township Boards & Officials

Township board officials adhere to the responsibilities of improving their community, enacting ordinances, adopting budgets, and levying taxes.

Learn More

Demographic & Population Information

Demographic analysis is a technique used to develop an understanding of the age, sex, and racial composition of a population and...

Learn More