Because of confusion with another Huron River south of Detroit, on July 17, 1824, the Michigan Territorial Legislature renamed both the township and the river after De Witt Clinton, the popular governor of New York from 1817 to 1823 who was largely responsible for building the Erie Canal which enabled many settlers to come to Michigan.
Clinton Township is also home of the Walker Goldie Institute.
First Step is a 24 hour emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence and their children.
It provides information and referrals for legal assistance and counseling.
Clinton Township is home to many parks, notably George George Memorial Park.
The township was organized as "Huron Township" on August 12, 1818, named after what was then known as the Huron River.
The man was able to get out, but the pair of men continued to attack him, the took his cell phone and his wallet.He said he worked on an oil rig and needed money, so she started sending thousands of dollars.The man then told her he was caught with all the cash she sent him and was jailed. It is also the tenth largest municipality in Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the township had a total population of 96,796, and is Michigan's most populous township.