Welcome to Torch Lake Township

July Board Meeting
The regular meeting of the Torch Lake Township
Board will be held on July 21, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. at the Jacobsville Community Heritage Center

August Millage Election

There will be a millage election on August 3, 2021. Please go to the “News” tab to read about the two issues involved.


This option is intended to boost participation in elections.  Please make it a point to either vote in person on August 3rd, or request an absent voter ballot and submit your vote by mail. More information is available at the Secretary of State website:  https://www.michigan.gov/sos/0,4670,7-127-1633_8716-21037–,00.html

Bootjack Community Center, formerly the Bootjack firehall

Torch Lake Township is a civil township of Houghton County in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the population of the township was 1,880. The township was established in 1886 and is one of the largest townships in Houghton County by area. It is surrounded by the Torch Lake, the Portage Lake, and Lake Superior.

The township also includes a portion of the Baraga State Forest which lies along the shores of Keweenaw Bay. The township borders Schoolcraft Township to the north, Osceola Township to the northwest, and Chassell Township to the southwest. The community of Hubbell serves as the major population center of the township, as well as hosting the Township Hall itself. The mostly uninhabited 91-acre Rabbit Island, located offshore in Lake Superior, is a part of the township.

Bootjack Fire and Rescue Department


Hubbell Community Center
52235 Duncan Avenue (M-26)
Hubbell, MI 49934

Mailing Address
PO Box 429
Hubbell, MI 49934-0429

Supervisor: Brian Cadwell – briancadwell@sbcglobal.net
Clerk: Mary Isola – tltclerk@torchlaketownship.com
Treasurer: Kathryn Moore – tlttreasurer@torchlaketownship.com

Assessor: Mark Erhart – erhartassessing@hotmail.com