Orion Charter Township (pronounced Ori-on) is a charter township of Oakland County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 35,394 at the 2010 census. The official motto of the township and village is "Where living is a vacation". "Lake Orion" is often used to describe both the village and the township. Orion Township (Lake Orion), is located almost exactly between Flint, Michigan and Detroit, Michigan.