Ash Township is a civil township in northeastern Monroe County, Michigan along the border of Wayne County. It is bound to the east by the Berlin Charter Township, to the south by Frenchtown Charter Township, and to the west by Exeter Township. Within the west-central area of the township is the village of Carleton. The population was 7,610 during the 2000 census. Bisecting the township is Interstate 275; additionally, U.S. Highway 24 (locally known as Telegraph Road) traverses from the southern boundary northeastward, connecting Monroe and Flat Rock.
According to the United States Census Bureau, Ash Township has a total area of 34.8 square miles, of which 0.2 square miles is water. The community uses five ZIP codes; although, the majority of the population lives within 48117—assigned to Carleton. Much of the land east of Telegraph Road (U.S. Highway 24) uses ZIP code 48179—assigned to South Rockwood. A few small portions of the township use other ZIP codes, such as 48134—assigned to Flat Rock—, 48164—assigned to Newport—, 48166—assigned to New Boston. The township has the FIPS code 26-03680.
Notes and referencesEdit
- ↑ USGS GNIS: Ash Township
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 Census map of Monroe County from the United States Census Bureau
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 "American FactFinder" from the United States Census Bureau
- ↑ 4.0 4.1 Map of 48117 from the United States Census Bureau
- ↑ 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 ZIP code look-up
- ↑ Map of 48179 from the United States Census Bureau
- ↑ Map of 48134 from the United States Census Bureau
- ↑ Map of 48164 from the United States Census Bureau
- ↑ Map of 48166 from the United States Census Bureau