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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