Banks Township established in 1898

Welcome to Banks Township...

a place of community and a township working to combine its agricultural tradition with the growing tourism of Northern Michigan.

Beautiful leaves in Banks township

Banks Township's natural resources make it a recreational paradise for those who enjoy spending time outdoors. Its hardworking, friendly people make it a great place to live or visit.


You can now apply for an absentee ballot. Click here to view the form. You may print it out, fill it out and mail it to Donna Heeres, Banks Township Clerk, PO Box 68, Ellsworth, MI 49729 or scan and email the completed form to her at

The polls will be open on Tuesday, November 4, 2014, from 7 am to 8 pm at the Banks Township Hall at 6520 Center Street in Ellsworth.

Banks Township

6520 Center Street, PO Box 68

Ellsworth, Michigan 49729

Phone: 231-588-6126

Fax: 231-588-2079

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