Experience the Lakeshore

Muskegon County has a unique location on the fresh water Great Lakes. It is known for its deep water port with direct access to Lake Michigan. There are inland lakes, coastal clean beaches and 400 miles of river. The economy is diverse and the population is inclusive. From wherever you hail, we welcome you to become part of the community – for an hour or a lifetime!


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About Muskegon


Muskegon County has so much to offer! Experience one of the lowest cost of living waterfront destinations in the country, only hours away from Chicago or Detroit.

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Muskegon County is known for its blue water economy, advanced manufacturing, and cutting-edge healthcare system. Our diverse economy also thrives through tourism, agribusiness, and entrepreneurial spirit.

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Whatever the season, you’ll find plenty to see and do along the beautiful Lake Michigan shoreline. Experience outdoor activities, museums, breweries, dining, arts and culture, festivals and more.

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Experience high teaching standards, top-rated colleges, numerous career and technical education programs, and FREE college opportunities along the Lakeshore.

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Community Profile

From its prime location along the shore of Lake Michigan, Muskegon’s water-based economy is built on advanced freshwater education and research, an innovative and dynamic business community, and destination appeal.

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The word is getting out! Muskegon tops the list and receives national recognition in so many areas…

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Things To Do

Whether you’re vacationing in the area, or a local looking to get out and play, the Muskegon Lakeshore is a community with something for everyone! What are you waiting for?

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Moving to the Lakeshore is the best decision you will ever make! In Muskegon, we work hard, play hard, and live easy.

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Economic Development

Muskegon County has the right infrastructure for business. Over 1 billion dollars is being invested in Muskegon, making it a vibrant waterfront community where all people may prosper in a healthy environment.

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Meet Muskegon!