Lowell, Michigan is a community in Kent County, north of Grand Rapids and in the northern area of Lowell Township. Founded as a trading post in 1831 by Daniel Marsac, the area was incorporated as a village in 1861. The city area includes 3.1 square miles.

The community offers four recreational parks plus one park for pet dogs to exercise and play. Lowell has an active arts council that organizes activities including classes, music and theatre events, and special visual arts showings. Unique to the community, Lowell is proud to be the home of the Robert E. Lee, a reconstructed showboat stationed on the Flat River. The Sizzlin’ Summer Concert Series is performed here as well as many other activities. The Western Michigan Bluegrass Festival performs a spring and fall festival each year in Lowell.

Lake Michigan is short drive away, offering waves and deep waters for boating, swimming and skiing. Charming seaside villages feature quaint shops, restaurants and historic attractions.

It’s a leisurely drive to dynamic downtown Grand Rapids where an array of cultural and entertainment activities are in constant motion, including the Grand Rapids Symphony, Opera Grand Rapids, St. Cecilia Music Society and Grand Rapids Ballet. Theater lovers can choose from the Grand Rapids Civic Theatre, Actor's Theater, Circle Theater, Heritage Theatre Group and Broadway Theater Guild offering every type of show from comedy to drama to musical.

Quality medical care is available at four major medical centers in the greater Grand Rapids area. There is a broad economic base consisting of manufacturing, service and retail sectors expanding the greater Grand Rapids economy. Greater Grand Rapids is an excellent place to start a business and continues its tradition as a noted center for furniture manufacturing with famed makers of office furnishings such as Steelcase, Haworth and Herman Miller calling the area home. Fortune magazine named Grand Rapids the "tenth best city for business in the US" with access to a thriving region of more than a million people.


The public school district serves around 4,000 students and has six schools which include two high schools, one middle school and three elementary schools. The district has received excellent scores and reviews. There is also one Catholic private school available.


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