Introduction to Owosso, Michigan
Owosso was originally inhabited by the Chippewa Native American tribes. The area was named after a Chippewa chief named Wasso. In 1819, the area was first settled by Europeans. On February 15, 1859, Owosso was incorporated as a city. Local attorney and banker, Amos Gould, was the first mayor of Owosso.
Owosso and nearby Attractions
- Curwood Castle Museum
- Movie Museum
- Sleepy Hollow State Park
- Flushing Area Museum
- Michigan Historical Center
- Montrose Historic & Telephone Pioneer Museum
Things To Do In Owosso
The Shiawassee Arts Center, the Movie Museum and the Curwood Castle Museum are all in the Owosso area. Owosso also includes several golf clubs. You can also find a number of shopping areas, dining and other entertainment facilities in the center of Owosso.
The nearest major airport is Bishop International.
Owosso Higher Education
Baker College of Owosso is the local college. Higher education facilities are also offered at the Lansing Community College, the University of Michigan - Flint, Michigan State University, Kettering University, Mott Community College and Saginaw Valley State University.