Welcome to Zilwaukee

The City of Zilwaukee encompasses 2.34 square miles or 1,497 acres and is located along the Saginaw River in Northern Saginaw County. The City is bordered on the East by the Saginaw River, Carrollton Township to the South, Kochville Township to the West, and Zilwaukee Township to the North. The City of Zilwaukee is regionally located on the Northern fringe of the Saginaw Metropolitan Area.

The City is located within 10 miles of the City of Bay City and Saginaw Bay, which is a part of Lake Huron.

Zilwaukee in the Fall

Zilwaukee in the Fall


Free Fishing Contest flyer



Free Fishing Weekend

Sunday June 12th 10am to 3pm

Tournament at Zilwaukee Riverfront Parl=k

Prizes for all ages

Register at the Park

Organized by Brent & Eric Mahan

Ordinance addressing floodplain management provisions

Poverty Exemption Fact Sheet




Filing Procedure for Council Candidate


  • Obtain Nominating Petitions and Affidavit of Identity/Receipt of filing form from the City Office.
  • File completed Petitions and Affidavit of Identity/Receipt of Filing Form to the City Office by 4:00pm on April 19th, 2022.
    • Petition must have at least 25 but no more than 50 signatures. Signees must be residents of the City of Zilwaukee.
    • Make sure you read the back of the petition for instructions.
  • Bring a copy of your birth certificate & proof of citizenship to the office with your petitions.
  • Any questions contact the City Office at 989-755-0931.


Water bills and Taxes can now be paid Online and Over the phone. Also they can be paid in the Office with a Credit Card. Service Fees Applied.



Main BSA Online Link:


Tax Payment Wizard:


Water Bill Wizard:



Phone Payment:


Need to know Account Number for Water Bills and Parcel Number for Taxes.


City of Zilwaukee City Office doors are now open from 9:00am to 4:00pm

You can pay Water Bills and Taxes; In person, through the mail, in the slot located in the side door, over the phone or online.

If you have any questions about COVID-19, please call the State of Michigan COVID-19 Hotline at 1-888-535-6136 between 8am-5pm daily.

Thank you for your understanding and stay healthy.