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Street: Oak Str Newaygo Michigan
Zip Code: 49337
County: Newaygo
Longitude: -85.670002
Latitude: 43.395105
  • Public
  • Some Public Access

Acreage: 204
Lake Amenities:
  • Boat Launch


billslakeBills Lake is located in beautiful Croton Township in southern portion of Newaygo County. This popular all sports Michigan lake consists of 204 acres of surface waters with reported depths of 60 feet. Conveniently located along M82, exit #118 of US 131. Bills Lake is a neighbor to Brooks Lake, Croton Pond, Hess Lake and Pettit Lake as well as the Muskegon River.

For those weekend supplies, The city of Newaygo is just a few miles West on M82.

Fishermen on Bills Lake report catches of Bluegill, Black Crappies, Yellow Perch, Northern Pike, Pumpkinseed, Rock, Small and Largemouth Bass. To put your fishing skills to good use, the Michigan DNR maintains a public access site with a hard surface boat launch, parking and vault style restrooms. The site can be found on the north west corner of the lake just off Pear Road.

Bills Lake is largely developed with mainly year round residences. Recent prices of homes on the lake are in the 200K range.

Boat Access Site


Billís Lake from Bruce Brownís Cottages, Newaygo Michigan

  August 11, 1953

Hi, Mom said to tell you it was Howard City we were near not Howell.

Having a good time. Mom said Hi. We are in Newaygo getting groceries, etc. See you soon.

Love Les



Alexanderís Resort on Billís Lake, Newaygo Michigan

  May 1, 1944

Dear folks, I got a lovely letter from Grace in Chicago wanting me to , so I decided to leave here this Wednesday and be with them for a few days, canít stay at their house as I had hoped. My sister is staying longer but I feel Iíd better leave such kind and lovely people. Will drop you a card soon.



Alexanders Resort, Bills Lake, Howard City, Michigan

  Bills Lake  
  July 9 , 1951

Dear Bob and Jean,

We have have arrived safely. The weather is warm and sunny and are enoying our holiday. We hope to have dinner with Peter and Ann Wednesday evening, Will give them your special gift at that time. Give our regards to Alice.


F & F


Alexander's Resort on Bill's Lake, Newaygo Michigan

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