Place:Volinia (township), Cass, Michigan, United States


NameVolinia (township)
Alt namesVolinia Township
Voliniasource: WeRelate abbreviation
Coordinates42.023056°N 85.939167°W
Located inCass, Michigan, United States
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Volinia Township is a civil township of Cass County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 1,112 at the 2010 census. When the township was organized in 1833, it was at first named Volhynia, after the province in Poland. It is believed to have been given to honor General Tadeusz Kościuszko, the Polish patriot who helped the United States during the American Revolutionary War. The name was altered first to "Volenia" and then to "Volinia".

The township is the site of Newton Woods, a U.S. National Natural Landmark.

In the traditional township numbering for the State of Michigan, Volinia Township is T 5 S, R 14 W.

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