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Lansing
Ingham County, Michigan

ZipCodes
48820, 48821, 48823, 48837, 48861, 48864, 48901, 48906, 48907, 48909, 48910, 48911, 48912, 48915, 48917, 48924, 48933




Page Contents for Lansing, Michigan

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Historical Events

Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Michigan state capital is Lansing.
The population of Lansing is approximately 116,941 2004, 114297 2010.
The approximate number of families is 53,919 1990, 48450 2010.
The amount of land area in Lansing is 87.838 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Lansing is 35.0 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.508 sq kilometers.
The distance from Lansing to Washington DC is 489 miles.
The distance to the Michigan state capital is miles. (as the crow flies)
Lansing is positioned 42.70 degrees north of the equator and 84.55 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Lansing elevation is 850 feet above sea level.
Lansing median income is $ 34,833 2000.
The Lansing median home price is $ 73,500 2000.
Lansing average annual rainfall is precipitation 31 inches per year
The average low temperature is January 14; July 30 degrees F.
The average high temperature is January 30; July 83 degrees F.

Location

in the south central part of Michigan, 90 miles west of Detroit. Other nearby communities include Edgemont Park, Waverly, East Lansing, Holt, Dimondale, De Witt, Okemos and Haslett.
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Weather


seasonal. A Weather page for Lansing. There is an average annual snowfall of 48 inches.
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History & History Related Items

The original territorial capitol was the first capital, but in 1847, the state government moved the capitol to Lansing in 1847. The present-day building is patterned after the US government capitol and is located at the intersection of Michigan and Capitol Avenues in Lansing. It was designed by Elijah E. Myers and dedicated on 1 January 1879. It was recently renovated.

A history page for Lansing.


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The incorporation of Lansing

1859


Attractions

The Potter Park Zoo

Lansing has several Sister Cities. They are: Otsu, Japan; St. Petersburg, Russia, Saltillo, Mexico and our newest sister city, Sanmingh, China

Information about Lansing
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Lansing City Government

City of Lansing
124 W. Michigan Avenue
Lansing, Michigan 48933
Phone: 517 483-4000

Lansing Historical Events

1847
The New State Capital
A law was passed by the State Legislature to locate the State Capital "in the township of Lansing, in the county of Ingham."

Lansing Chamber

The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce
300 E. Michigan
P.O. Box 14030
Lansing, MI 48901
Ph: 517-487-6340
Fax: 517-487-6910

Lansing Organizations

The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce
300 E. Michigan
P.O. Box 14030
Lansing, MI 48901
Ph: 517-487-6340
Fax: 517-487-6910

Lansing Libraries

Libraries in the area.

Lansing Schools

Lansing Community College
P.O. Box 40010
Lansing, Michigan 48901-7210
Phone: 517 483-1620
Toll-free: 800 644-4LCC

Michigan State University
East Lansing MI 48824
Phone: 517/355-1855

Lansing

Miscellany

The population of Lansing was:
1990 - 127,321
2000 - 119,128
2004 - 116,941 estimate

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