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



City of Zilwaukee City Office doors are now open from 8:15am to 4:15pm

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.

Congratulations to the “Let’s Get Festive” decorating contest!


First Place – Melinda Bedford – 609 Jefferson

Second Place – Joe Clynick – 110 N. Adams

Third Place – Todd Nowaczyk – 930 Schust

The City has fish fryers, fry fryers, an oil container, and fryer accessories for sale. Call City Hall (989) 755-0931 for information and prices.

Ordinance addressing floodplain management provisions

Poverty Exemption Fact Sheet





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.