Metamora Township is a civil township of Lapeer County, the 2008 census places the population at 4582. The village of Metamora is located within the township, and the Metamora post office, with zip code 48455, also serves most of the township. The village of Oxford is to the south in Oakland County, and the Oxford post office, with zip code 48371, also serves a portion of southern Metamora Township.
Farmers Creek is an unincorporated community on the boundary between Metamora Township on the east and Hadley Township to the west. It was named for the nearby stream. John L. Morse purchased land here in 1833 and settled in 1834. John Look and family also settled here in 1834.
Thornville is an unincorporated community on the boundary between Metamora Township on the west and Dryden Township on the east. It was given a post office with the name "Amboy" on March 21, 1837, with Joseph S. Gibbins as the first postmaster. Benjamin Thorne, who came here from Dutchess County, New York in 1839, on July 14, 1854, the settlement and post office were renamed Thornville after him.
Demographics of Metamora are 1533 households, 1214 families residing in the township as of the census. The median income for a household in the township was $61,250.00 and the median income for a family was $67,425.00, and total land area is 35.3 sq. miles with .6 sq. miles of water.
references: united states census bureau, wikipedia.