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Ann Arbor Spark

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Communities

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Conveniently located in southeast Michigan, the Ann Arbor region provides a wide range of attractions and activities that educate, entertain, entice, and delight. Our cultural amenities, recreational opportunities, renowned universities and colleges, access to top-ranked healthcare, and a comfortable cost of living populate our growing list of accolades. Discover what makes the Ann Arbor region an ideal location to live, work, and play.

 

Ann Arbor

Home to the University of Michigan, the city of Ann Arbor pairs metropolitan luxuries with a walkable college town. The city is well-known as the birthplace of the acclaimed Zingerman’s Deli and host to the largest outdoor art fair in the country, the Ann Arbor Art Fair. Ann Arbor is the county seat of Washtenaw County.

Ypsilanti

Just east of Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti is the second-largest community within Washtenaw County. Eastern Michigan University’s campus is within walking distance to the two commercial districts — downtown and Depot Town. The community celebrates the city’s rich automotive heritage with weekly car shows and annual events.

Washtenaw County

The remaining five communities of Washtenaw County are Chelsea, Saline, Dexter, Milan, and Manchester. Home to cultural icons and the gateway to some of the best outdoor recreation in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula, these charming destinations enrich the Ann Arbor area.

Livingston County

Located north of Ann Arbor, Livingston County includes Howell, Brighton, Fowlerville, Hartland, Hell, Pinckney, and Whitmore Lake. Picturesque landscapes, breath-taking historic architecture, and a connected community attract both businesses and families to the area.