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Grand Haven

Ottawa County,


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Coast Guard City U.S.A.

The Michigan state capital is Lansing.

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The population of Grand Haven is approximately 11,161 (2000), 10412 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 5,819 (2000), 4769 (2010).

The amount of land area in Grand Haven is 14.972 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 4.131 sq kilometers.
The distance from Grand Haven to Washington DC is 580 miles. The distance to the Michigan state capital is 91 miles. (as the crow flies)
Grand Haven is positioned 43.05 degrees north of the equator and 86.22 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Grand Haven location: in southwest Michigan on the shores of Lake Michigan. Here is a map page for Grand Haven.

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Climate & Weather

The climate for Grand Haven is seasonal. Here is a weather links page for Grand Haven.
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History & History Related Items

Grand Haven history:

Grand Haven was founded in 1834 and incorporated in 1867.
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Grand Haven attractions:

Charter boat fishing is available at the City Marina along with a walkway to the end of the piers featuring many specialty shops for all age groups

Tri-Cities Historical Museum
1 N. Harbor Drive
Grand Haven, Michigan 49417
Phone: 616-842-0700
The museum is located on the banks of the Grand River in the former Grand Trunk Railroad depot.

Grand Haven Lighthouses
These two lights were built in 1839 both on the south pier and painted red. They are connected by a lighted catwalk which also connects to the shore.
For information and history on the Grand Haven lighthouse, visit the Tri-Cities Historical Museum. (616) 842-0700.

The Boardwalk
2 1/2 miles along the Grand Haven harbor lined with shops, restaurants, marinas, and charter fishing boats

Grand Haven State Park
This beach on Lake Michigan is south of the pier and lighthouse. There is camping,, a bathhouse and pavilion available.
1001 Harbor Drive
Reservations: 1-800-44 PARKS
for other information: 231-798-3711

Try this page for many attractions in Grand Haven and the area.

Musical Fountain
This was once the largest musical fountain in the world, but though the title has been lost, the character of the fountain remains on the top! Established in 1963, the fountain continues to be a top-rated attraction.

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