About the Community of Union, MI
Union is an unincorporated community in Porter Township (Cass County) on US 12 at Union Rd. Porter Township is located in the southeast corner of Cass County and is bordered to the east by St. Joseph County and to the south by the state of Indiana. The St. Joseph River forms part of the township border, cutting off what would have been the southeast corner of the township. This is a very rural area dotted with lakes that provide year-round recreation for residents, from boating and swimming in summer months to ice-fishing competitions in the winter.
This clear, clean, and mostly spring-fed lakes are a popular summer and weekend retreats for residents of Illinois, Indiana, Ohio and eastern Michigan because of the easy weekend commute. The most popular lakes in the Union zipcode are:
- Baldwin Lake
- Cloverdale Lake
- Long Lake
- Dowagiac-Union Schools
- Lewis Cass Intermediate School District (special education, instructional services, and career technical education coordination for local Cass and Berrien County school districts)
Parks & Recreation
The parks of Cass County Michigan are one of the little-known natural wonders of southwestern Lower Michigan. Cass County’s mission is to provide quality park facilities for all segments of our population. They strive to enhance the quality of life for county residents and park visitors through active citizen involvement, planned growth, and professional stewardship of Cass County parks. Check out the diverse number of recreational activities offered by Cass County Parks & Recreation Department.