Welcome to Norway Township

About Norway Township

Norway Township is located in the south central portion of Dickinson County and consists of approximately 89 square miles. According to the 2010 census there are 1,489 people living in the township with the majority living in the southern portion which consists of rolling hills and farmland. The village of Vulcan is also located in the southern portion of the township. The northern two-thirds of the township is made up of rugged terrain including cliffs, swamps and many small lakes and streams. State owned land in the township includes over 29,000 acres of the Copper Country State Forest.


There will be a considerable amount of road construction in the Township area this summer.  MDOT, in cooperation with the Dickinson County Road Commission,will be doing the following projects:

  1.  Resurfacing US-2 from Vulcan easterly to the Dickinson County Line.  Work to begin in August and run thru late October.
  2.  Deck and railing replacement on US-8 bridge over the Menominee River.  Road will be closed and traffic detoured to US-141 bridge through Niagara.  Anticipated closure dates are May 28th through September 13th.
  3. Cement repair on US-8 from the State Line to Fairview Drive.  Road will be open to local traffic only.  Dates to coincide with bridge repair.


Spring clean up will be held from Monday, May 13th – Saturday May 18th.   Dumpsters will be located at the township property located at East Main St. and Cedar St in East Vulcan.  Site is located about 1 block past the East Vulcan Recreation Area.  Click on the link below for details.

Spring Clean Up article


Norway Township was the recipient of a tire grant thru the State of Michigan again this year.  Beginning on June 1st, you may bring all of your scrap tires up to the Dickinson County Solid Waste facility located in Quinnesec behind the movie theater.  There is no charge for this service.  Tires on rims will not be accepted.

Norway Township will strive to serve its constituents with dependable and efficient
service. The highest standards and lawfully executed service is our goal.

Norway Township Hall


Norway Township Hall
PO Box 495, N1732 Mission St.
Vulcan, MI 49892