Introduction to Muskegon Heights, Michigan
Muskegon Heights, Michigan, in Muskegon county, is 33 miles NW of Grand Rapids, Michigan and 84 miles E of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The city is located in the Grand Rapids - Muskegon - Holland metropolitan area. Muskegon Heights has a population of 12,049.
Muskegon Heights History
The history of Muskegon Heights dates back to 1890. After the lumber boom came to an end, local inhabitants formed the Muskegon Improvement Company and purchased 1,000 acres of land. The land was inhabited and a station for Chicago & Western Michigan Railroad was built here in 1902.
Muskegon Heights and nearby Attractions
- Fire Barn Museum
- Great Lakes Naval Memorial & Museum
- Muskegon County Museum
- Blue Lake County Park
- Duck Lake State Park
- Grand Haven State Park
Things To Do In Muskegon Heights
If you wish to know more about the history of the city, then a visit to the city's museums could be very enjoyable. The city is also rich with parks that make for great places to spend a relaxed day with family members and friends.
Muskegon Heights Transportation
The nearest airport is Muskegon County Airport.
Muskegon Heights Higher Education
The colleges situated near the city are Muskegon Community College, Grand Valley State University, Hope College and Grand Rapids Community College.