Sparta Township is located in northern Kent County, Michigan, about 17 minutes north of Grand Rapids and 30 minutes from the Lake Michigan shoreline.
The west half of Sparta Township is on the "Ridge", a prime fruit-growing area, with many acres of beautiful orchards.
At the center is the Village of Sparta, a thriving small town. The Rogue River runs through the east side of the township.
Sparta has a library, museum, airport, diverse industry, fire department, and an excellent school system. Established in 1846, Sparta Township's current population, including the Village, is 9,110 (per the 2010 census).
Our website offers important Sparta resources, downloads and links. Please call our offices at 616-887-8863 if you have questions. Thank you for your interest in Sparta Township.
The Sparta Civic Center is now managed by the Village of Sparta and has a new page on the Village of Sparta website. You can see photos, check the Civic Center calendar, and request rental reservations.
If you have questions about the Sparta Civic Center, please phone Village of Sparta offices at (616) 887-8251.
Sparta Township invites you to sign up to receive Township news and information by email. See the new Township Email List signup form on this page, just below the large "Quick Links" buttons.
From time to time, the Township will send email messages to signup members. We will focus the emails on timely topics and notices. Our goal is to improve communication with our citizens.
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Tuesday, March 9, 2021
Sparta Civic Center
75 N Union St #4
Sparta, MI 49345
Meeting ID: 322 007 6269
Call In Phone Number: 1 312 626 6799 US Chicago (For outside Chicago/Michigan region you
can find your number here https://zoom.us/u/acqETcmxhE)
Please see attached notice
Download a File:
Board of Review Notice (PDF)
2020 Winter property taxes were due February 16th. Late payments will be accepted at the township until 5:00 pm March 1. Postmarks and debit/credit cards are not accepted; there is a drop box for payments by the front entry. After March 1, all payments must be made to the Kent County Treasurer. Property tax payment information can be found at this link. There is no fee to access your own property. There is a fee to look at other parcels.
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160 E. Division Street
Sparta, Michigan 49345
Phone: (616) 887-8863
Fax: (616) 887-3823
Emergency: Phone 911
Mon, Tue, Thu 8am-5pm
(Closed most Fridays,