Welcome to Gourley Township website
Gourley Township is a General Law Township established in 1920. It is located in beautiful Northern Menominee County. The Big Cedar River meanders through the township, with many beautiful homes along its banks, on its way to Lake Michigan. There are approximately 2,177 acres of Sate Land within the Township for all to enjoy.
It is a rural location with a population of only 420 and only a population density of 11.4 per square mile. There are many hardworking folks that live in this community with a very low unemployment rate of 6.1%. The cost of living in this area is 17.8% lower than the U.S. national average.
In Gourley Township there are 2 public School Districts, North Central School and the Carney-Nadeau School. There is also one privately run school within the Township, Wilson Junior Academy, for grades 1-10 only.
Request For Information
Gourley Township would like to recognize its military veterans (past and present) and thank them for their service. If you, or someone you know, is a veteran (living or deceased) and has at any time lived in Gourley Township, please provide the following information by mail to Ivy Netzel, Gourley Township Clerk, N14298 Robinson Road 553, Wilson, MI 49896 or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org: the person’s name, birth year, death year if applicable, approximately date range they lived in the township, highest rank, if they participated in any wars or conflicts, if they were killed in action, if they are MIA, where they are buried if applicable, etc. Pictures (or scanned images) of our veterans in uniform would also be greatly appreciated.