Grosse Ile Township, Michigan

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Grosse Ile Township, Michigan
General law township
Location in Wayne County and the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 42°7′48″N 83°9′37″W / 42.13°N 83.16028°W / 42.13; -83.16028Coordinates: 42°7′48″N 83°9′37″W / 42.13°N 83.16028°W / 42.13; -83.16028
Country United States
State Michigan
County Wayne
Government
 • Supervisor Mr. Brian Loftus
Area
 • Total 18.3 sq mi (47.5 km2)
 • Land 9.6 sq mi (24.9 km2)
 • Water 8.7 sq mi (22.6 km2)
Elevation 594 ft (181 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 10,371
 • Density 566.7/sq mi (218.34/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 48138
Area code(s) 734
FIPS code 26-35420[1]
GNIS feature ID 1626407[2]

Grosse Ile Township is a town in Wayne County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The township is coterminous with the island in the Detroit River called Grosse Ile. The name comes from French, meaning "Big Island". The population was 10,894 at the 2000 census. It is part of the collection of communities known as Downriver.

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