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ABOUT ADA
Ada Township neighborhoods and rural residential areas offer a wide range of lifestyle choices. Housing options include home sites overlooking river vistas and rolling meadows; country homes on wooded lots teaming with nature; family-friendly neighborhoods on tree-lined streets; transitional housing; and, custom-built homes for empty-nesters. Regardless of where you live, Ada offers a unique lifestyle experience for everyone!

covered bridge in ada michigan_2Ada Township has an abundance of natural features, including several hundred acres of public land, parks, and miles of waterways traversing throughout the region. These natural features provide our residents with year-round recreational pursuits, and contribute to Ada’s appeal.

Residents with children enjoy Ada Township’s top-rated schools, which include both public and private options. If shopping is your passion, visit our business district and browse quaint shops, art galleries, unique restaurants, day spas, ice cream shop, a neighborhood pharmacy, and more–most within walking, or biking distance. Throughout the year, Ada Township hosts a number of community events such as art fairs, parades, concerts, and an award-winning Ada Farmers Market to list a few. The Township produces a quarterly publication, The Ada View which features upcoming events and special activities, so check back often to view the latest issue. Our Parks & Recreation Department offers many exiting programs.

HISTORY
Ada Township was founded by fur trader Rix Robinson of New York who built the Township’s first trading post in 1821, and later made the first land purchase in 1833. Robinson became the first non-native American to live in the Village. A post office was established in 1837. The early settlement was named after Ada Smith, the daughter of the first postmaster. Ada served as a station along the 189-mile Detroit and Milwaukee Railroad (later part of the now defunct Detroit, Grand Haven and Milwaukee Railway). A plat was recorded in 1857.  According to history, Robinson purchased the trading post from Magdelaine LaFramboise, the granddaughter of Ottawa Indian Chief Kewinaquot (Returning Cloud) and daughter of French-Canadian Fur Trader, Jean Baptiste Marcot. Ada Township was Kent County’s first official settlement. See more: http://s293307664.onlinehome.us/

TOWNSHIP / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
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LIBRARY
Kent District Library (KDL) – Cascade Branch
Ada Township has a cooperative arrangement with the Kent District Library’s Cascade Branch located at 2870 Jack Smith Ave. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546, (616) 647-3850. For a map to the Cascade Library, click here.

SCHOOLS
Forest Hills Public Schools, Lowell Area Schools, Caledonia Community Schools, Rockford Public Schools

PRE-SCHOOLS
* Ada Elementary School, Public, 731 Ada Dr SE, Ada, MI 49301
* Ada Christian School, Private, 6206 Ada Dr SE, Ada, MI 49301
* Canterbury Creek Farm Pre-School, Private · Preschool, 5931 Ada Dr SE, Ada, MI 49301
* Ada Child Care Center, Private · Preschool, 6330 Ada Dr, Ada, MI 49301
* Big Steps Little Feet, Private · Preschool, 8100 Fulton St E, Ada, MI 49301

ELEMENTARY
* Ada Elementary School, Public,  731 Ada Dr SE, Ada, MI 49301
* Ada Vista Elementary School, Public, 7192 Bradfield Ave SE, Ada, MI 49301
* Ada Christian School, Private, 6206 Ada Dr SE, Ada, MI 49301
* St. Patrick Elementary School, Private, 4333 Parnell Ave NE, , Ada, MI 49301

MIDDLE SCHOOLS
* Central Woodlands 5/6 School, Public, 400 Alta Dale Ave SE, Ada, MI 49301
* Central Middle School, Public,  5810 Ada Dr SE, Ada, MI 49301
* Goodwillie Environmental School, Public, 8400 2 Mile Rd NE, Ada, MI 49546
* Eastern Middle School, Public, 2200 Pettis Ave NE, Ada, MI 49301
* Ada Christian School, Private, 6206 Ada Dr SE, Ada, MI 49301
* St. Patrick Elementary School, Private, 4333 Parnell Ave NE, Ada, MI 49301

HIGH SCHOOLS
* Eastern Public High School, Public, 2200 Pettis Ave NE, Ada, MI 49301

ZIP CODES
Ada zip codes: 49301, 49355, 49356, 49357