Michigan has a lively entertainment district that
includes an award-winning professional theatre, an
independently owned and operated movie house, and a wide
variety of dining options. The downtown business
district features many historic buildings and is
centered along Grand River Avenue at Putnam Street, with
the Red Cedar River flowing through the heart of the
city. Explore their unique shops, art galleries,
historical museum, and antique stores. They are all
within walking distance of each other - Williamston is a
beautiful walking community!
McCormick Park, located downtown, has undergone a major renovation, featuring a rain garden, play structures, a paved walking path, and a fishing pier. Within the Park is a new band shell, which has numerous free summer concerts, and fabulous tree sculptures, carved by talented chain saw carvers.
As a community nestled along the Red Cedar River, the residents and business owners of Williamston care about their neighbors and neighborhoods; taking an active part in their service organizations, their schools, and their city government. There are many leisure time activities for children and families, many volunteer opportunities available, and many networking opportunities.
Williamston is only a mile from I-96, which offers convenient travel to jobs, colleges, entertainment, and shopping centers. Williamston is located just five miles from the Meridian Mall in Okemos, nine miles from Michigan State University in East Lansing, and 14 miles from the State Capitol in Lansing.