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Grand Ledge
Eaton County, Michigan

ZipCodes
48837

Motto
"You're Gonna Love Grand Ledge!"



Page Contents for Grand Ledge, Michigan

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Libraries.

Schools.



Statistics & Facts

The Michigan state capital is Lansing.
The population of Grand Ledge is approximately 8,000 1998, 7786 2010.
The approximate number of families is 3,168 1990, 3357 2010.
The amount of land area in Grand Ledge is 5.719 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.234 sq kilometers.
The distance from Grand Ledge to Washington DC is 500 miles.
The distance to the Michigan state capital is 10 miles. (as the crow flies)
Grand Ledge is positioned 42.75 degrees north of the equator and 84.74 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

at the junction of M-43 and M-100, near Lansing and East Lansing. Grand Rapids is one hour west.
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History & History Related Items

A History page for Grand Ledge

The name of Grand Ledge came from both the Grand River and from the sandstone ledges that line its banks as it goes through the city. It was settled in the late 1830's and incorporated in 1871. The town was founded in 1850 when it was named and the first post office opened.
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Attractions

Grand Ledge Opera House
121 S. Bridge Street
Grand Ledge, Michigan
Phone: 517-627-1443

Attractions in Grand Ledge and the area. Here are some of the Festivals and Events in the Grand Ledge area.

Grand Ledge Historical Society Museum
118 West Lincoln
P.O. Box 203
Grand Ledge, MI 48837
Museum hours: Sundays 2 pm to 4 pm
By appointment: 517-627-5170 or 627-2452
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Grand Ledge City Government