Welcome to the Village of Rothbury

Nestled in southern Oceana County about 4 miles inland from Lake Michigan and close to US-31, the Village of Rothbury is quaint, quiet and rural, a perfect place to raise a family and enjoy a good life.

Come Ride the Hart-Montague Trail From Rothbury

Hart-Montague Trail at RothburyTwenty-two miles of smooth new pavement for you ride; that's the William Field Memorial Hart-Montague Trail, now finished and ready for you and your family to enjoy.

The trail cuts through the center of the Village of Rothbury, providing strategic mid-point trail access. The trail was once a Grand Rapids to Pentwater railroad line dating back to 1872. From Rothbury you can head north on the trail toward Shelby and Hart, or south toward Montague, either direction making for a fun and memorable day's adventure.

Find convenient free parking at our trail access point behind Village Hall, with plenty refreshments and food nearby. Check the links below for trail information and maps, courtesy of Michigan Trails Magazine and website.

2020 Village Council and Planning Commission Meeting Dates

The Rothbury Village Council meets at 7:30 PM on the third Tuesday of the month unless otherwise noted, and the Rothbury Planning Commission meets at 4:30 PM on the second Tuesday of the month. Please download the 2020 Meeting Dates schedule at the link below.

The meetings are held at Village Hall and are open to the public; everyone is welcome to attend. Weather and other factors can cause meeting times and dates to unexpectedly change. Please call ahead to confirm the time and day of any meeting you'd like to attend.

Rothbury Village Council Meeting, August 18, Location Change

The regularly scheduled meeting of the Rothbury Village Council planned for Tuesday, August 18, 2020 has been moved. The meeting will take place in the Rothbury Community Center, 7160 Oceana Drive, Rothbury. The meeting will begin at 7:30 PM as previously scheduled. This is a public meeting and the public is encouraged to attend.

Carol Witzke
Rothbury Village Clerk

Village Offices Remain Closed

Due to the Governor’s orders regarding COVID-19 and our concern for the health and safety of our residents, Village offices remain temporarily closed.

Feel free to contact us at any time. President Scott Beishuizen, 231-301-5175. Treasurer Deb Murphy, 231-301-5162. Clerk Carol Witzke, 231-301-0278.

Carol Witzke
Rothbury Village Clerk

Food For Families From Montague Area Schools

Montague Area Schools are distributing food to families Tuesdays and Fridays from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. noon at the Village Hall.

US Census Bureau

Interested in the US Census? Below is a link to the US Census Bureau.

Playground and Picnic Pavilion at Village Hall

Playground and Picnic Pavilion at Rothbury Village HallLooking for a nice place to bring the kids for some playtime? Or perhaps a nice shaded place to picnic with family and friends? The playground and picnic pavilion at Village Hall is waiting for you!

Swings, climbing and slides make great fun for children, and the picnic pavilion offers plenty of tables in a comfortable covered space. Surrounding trees and woods make it a park experience.

If you'd like to reserve the pavilion for an event, call Village Hall at (231) 894-2385.

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Village of Rothbury

7804 S Michigan Ave
Rothbury, MI 49452
Phone: (231) 894-2385
Fax: (231)-893-4454

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