Introduction to Grandville, Michigan
Grandville, Michigan, in Kent county, is 2 miles W of Wyoming, Michigan and 108 miles E of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The city is part of the Grand Rapids - Muskegon - Holland metropolitan statistical area.
The Ottawa Native American tribe once resided in this area along the Grand River. Luther Lincoln was the first white settler and visited Grandville in 1832. Later on, Lincoln bought land from the White Pigeon land office and established a settlement. The Chicago and Northwestern Railroad entered the area and a station was built in 1872. Grandville was incorporated as a city in 1933. It was named after the Grand River.
Grandville and nearby Attractions
- John Ball Zoological Garden
- Gerald R. Ford Library and Museum
- Roger B. Chaffee Planetarium
- Public Museum of Grand Rapids
- Heritage Hill Historic District
Things To Do In Grandville
In Grandville, one can also spend leisure time at the RiverTown Crossings, which is the largest shopping mall in the Grand Rapids area. The Gerald R. Ford Library and Museum, Grand Rapids Art Museum and the Children's Museum are also nearby.
International flights are available from Gerald R. Ford International Airport.
Grandville Higher Education
Grand Rapids Community College, Grand Valley State University, Aquinas College and Calvin College are close to the city of Grandville.