Putnam Township is located within the southwest quadrant of Livingston County. The topography of the township is gently rolling to hilly, with two lake chains. Its natural features are preserved in approximately one third of the Township in the Pinckney Recreation Area, Gregory State Game Area, University of Michigan Biological Research Station and Girl Scouts of Metro Detroit, which is host to many recreational opportunities such as hiking, swimming, bridle and cross country trails. Putnam Township includes the Village of Pinckney and the hamlet of Hell.
The Putnam Township Square is also home to events sponsored by the Pinckney-Lakeland-Hamburg-Hell Division of the Greater Brighton Area Chamber of Commerce such as, Art In The Park the first weekend in June, with hundreds of booths featuring the work of artists and craftsmen and live entertainment. Movies in the Park, Pumpkins in the Park, Light Up the Park, St. Patrick’s Day Parade and the Memorial Day parade are a few more annual events to be enjoyed in and around the Township Square.
SOURCE: Putnam Township