Organized in 1860, Swan Creek Township is a community of approximately 2536 residents in southwestern Saginaw County. Swan Creek Township is a General Law Township and is governed by a Board of Trustees. We are a township of many man-made lakes due to sand mining. The Saginaw Valley Rail Trail runs through approximately 6.0 miles of our Township giving our residents and visitors a nice way to view nature and enjoy the outdoors. Schools in the Township include Hemlock Public Schools, Swan Valley School District, and St. Charles Community School District.