Germfask Township is a civil township of Schoolcraft County in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the township had a total population of 491.
The unincorporated community of Germfask is located in the northern part of the township where the Manistique River crosses Michigan State Highway 77 on the eastern edge of the Seney National Wildlife Refuge at 46°14'58?N, 85°55'33?W. The ZIP code for Germfask is 49836.
According to Romig, the name is derived from the surname initials of the eight founding settlers of 1881: John Grant, Matthew Edge, George Robinson, Thaddeus Mead, Dr. W. W. French, Ezekiel Ackley, Oscar Shepard, and Hezekiah Knaggs. The community was a station on the Manistique Railway and was given a post office on February 26, 1890.
Web Sites and Links
Germfask Township: Wellhead Protection PlanEstablishes site plan review standards for new businesses that use, store, or make hazardous substances. Program provides for educational and outreach efforts.
Germfask United Methodist ChurchInformation about the church and its history, service schedule and photographs.
Germfask, MichiganLinks to business, lodging, realty, recreational resources, restaurants, services and shopping web sites.
Mr. FireExtinguisherSpecializing in fire system inspection and maintenance. Hood, fan and duct cleaning are available as well as sales of fire extinguishers.
Rivers Edge Bed and BreakfastA bed and breakfast located in the Upper Peninsula of the Michigan town of Germfask with photographs and contact information.