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Ovid Township
November 7th, 2017 Special Election - polling location
Registered voter who live in Ovid Township can vote at the Coldwater Lake Association
located at 516 Warren Rd, northeast of Coldwater Lake
Polls will open at 7:00am and close at 8:00PM
If you have questions regarding the election please contact the
Ovid Township Clerk at 517-238-6124

Effective May 23rd, 2017 Ovid Township will begin operating from a mobile office located at 381 S. Angola Rd., where the Ovid Township Hall was located prior to the fire.

Russ Jennings, Zoning Administrator, will be available on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 8:00AM and Noon. 

All Township Meetings will be held at the temporary office effective May 23rd, 2017


Ovid Township is located in south-central Branch County in the south-central region of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula. Ovid Township is bordered on the north by Coldwater Township, on the west by Bethel Township, on the south by Kinderhook Township, and on the east by Algansee Township. The township is primarily rural and agricultural in character. Interstate 69 bisects the township connecting it to the cities of Coldwater and Lansing to the north and Angola and Fort Wayne, Indiana to the south.

Samuel Baker established the first settlement in Ovid in July, 1836. In the spring of 1837, the legislature officially organized the township.

Lakes are a dominant feature of Ovid Township. They are scattered throughout the 36 square miles. However, one lake in particular, Coldwater Lake, has a significant impact on the township. Coldwater Lake has a surface area of 1,610 acres, 1,292 of which are located in Ovid Township. It is the largest of many lakes in the township, it is at the southern end of a chain of lakes that stretch across Branch County.



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