Carson City is located in the center of the State on State Highway 57 (M-57). It is within an hour’s driving time of GrandRapids, Lansing, and Mt. Pleasant. TheCity encompasses one (1) square mile and we have a population of approximately1100 people.
You will be impressed by the attractiveness of Carson City. There are many large Maple trees that lineour streets, homes are very well kept as residents take pride in the appearanceof their yards and houses. There are avariety of landscape designs. Streetsand sidewalks are well maintained with an ongoing sidewalk improvement programthat is very reasonably priced for residents. The City Council is proactive in infrastructure improvements.
OurBusiness District has a variety of storefronts including, but not limited to,antique shops, hardware store, hair stylist, pizza shop, quilt shop, artstudio, flower shop and insurance agencies. See our business directory for additional information.
TheCity Council, acting proactively, continues to update streets, sidewalks andinfrastructure. Carson City has beenawarded a $660,000.00 storm water, wastewater and asset management grant fromthe Michigan Department of Environmental Quality. We will be able to camera all existingwastewater and storm water lines, catch basins and lift stations to determinesize, quality, condition and make of each line. This will help us as we continue to upgrade problem areas to insure ourresidents have the best quality infrastructure available.
Ourvolunteer Fire Department services the City and several surroundingtownships. Our Fire Chief leads a verywell trained and dedicated group of volunteers. He is always looking for additional men and women that want to helptheir community in a service roll. Youmay contact City Hall for more information and the requirements to become afire fighter.
OurCity has a fantastic park system. Itconsists of three parks that are all connected by walking trails. The 80 acre system has several recreationopportunities for residents and visitors. See the accompanying park section for further information on each of ourparks.
CarsonCity is also home to a very modern, state of the art, hospital that isaffiliated with Sparrow Health in Lansing. The hospital has a very dedicated staff to serve their patients. For further information look for CarsonHealth Network.