Meetings Tuesday evening at 7:00 PM 1971
  Fire Board Meetings First Wednesday each month          

A Brief history of our department


Current Membership List


Map of our location  

  Coldspring Township and Excelsior Township are our Primary Response Townships
  Other Townships In Kalkaska County
  Station 9-Bear Lake, Station 4-Blue Lake, Station 9-Boardman, Station 5-Clearwater, Station 3-Garfield, Station 7-Kalkaska
  Covered by 3, 9 and 7 Springfield        



Area: 561 sm     Est: Pop: 16,571 Pop/sm: 29.5     Seat: Kalkaska Census

We Also  response as primary to Oliver, and parts of Orange and Rapid River.

Coldsprings Township, Michigan

Coldsprings Township is a township located in Kalkaska County, Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the township had a total population of 1,449.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 93.9 km˛ (36.3 mi˛). 99.1 km˛ (34.4 mi˛) of it is land and 4.9 km˛ (1.9 mi˛) of it is water. The total area is 5.07% water.


\nAs of the census of 2000, there are 1,449 people, 595 households, and 443 families residing in the township. The population density is 16.3/km˛ (42.1/mi˛). There are 1,349 housing units at an average density of 15.1/km˛ (39.2/mi˛). The racial makeup of the township is 99.41% White, 0.00% African American, 0.49% Native American, 0.07% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.21% from other races, and 0.93% from two or more races. 1.31% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 595 households out of which 24.7% have children under the age of 19 living with them, 66.6% are married couples living together, 5.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 25.4% are non-families. 20.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.44 and the average family size is 2.79. In the township the population is spread out with 20.6% under the age of 19, 6.7% from 19 to 24, 27.0% from 25 to 44, 29.0% from 45 to 64, and 17.7% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 42 years. For every 100 females there are 103.2 males. For every 100 females age 19 and over, there are 107.2 males. The median income for a household in the township is $33,939, and the median income for a family is $40,132. Males have a median income of $33,313 versus $19,167 for females. The per capita income for the township is $17,396. 9.9% of the population and 6.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 10.4% are under the age of 19 and 5.4% are 65 or older.