About This Place
Carp Lake Township is a civil township of Emmet County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 807 at the 2000 census.
Carp Lake is an unincorporated community in the township on the north shore of Lake Paradise at 45°41′46″N 84°45′53″W / 45.69611°N 84.76472°W / 45.69611; -84.76472. U.S. Highway 31 passes through the community, with Interstate 75 four miles to the north and Mackinaw City and the Mackinac Bridge just another four miles further north.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.1 square miles (91.0 km²), of which, 32.4 square miles (83.8 km²) of it is land and 2.8 square miles (7.2 km²) of it (7.91%) is water.