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Olive Township is located in Ottawa County and was established in 1857. It is primarily a rural community, with agricultural lands and open spaces making up much of its landscape. Major roads that run through the township include Polk Street and 120th Avenue. Olive Township features landmarks such as Olive Township Cemetery, providing historical context, and the Olive Shores beach area on Lake Michigan. The township is served by West Ottawa Public Schools and Zeeland Public Schools. The area has a tranquil atmosphere, catering mostly to those who enjoy country living. Olive Township offers a mix of housing options, including traditional homes and farm properties.