Welcome Package

Welcome to East Grand Rapids

Thank you for choosing East Grand Rapids! We hope you’ll find this the perfect place for you and your family.

East Grand Rapids has a long and proud history and an exciting future. Our neighborhoods offer a wide range of housing options with tree-lined streets, sidewalks, and wonderful neighbors. Our business district, Gaslight Village, is full of interesting shops and service providers. 

As you settle into your new home, the information in the links on the left and right columns may help you find useful information.

We also invite you to create an account on our website to stay up to date on news and events of interest.  If you find you need additional information, our city staff is here to answer questions and assist you with getting comfortable in our city. Call them at 616-949-2110 or stop by City Hall for a visit. 


Katie Favale
Katie Favale

The City has received several accolades in recent years:

The 10 Best Places To Live In Michigan, Homesnacks 2022
Best Places To Buy a House in Michigan, Niche, 2022
50 Highest Rated Michigan High Schools, US News & World Report, 2022
The best City to live in every State, USA Today, 2019
Top 10 places in Michigan to raise a family, Niche, 2019
Most Educated Town in Michigan, Business Insider, 2014
Best Place to Live for Suburbanites in the U.S., Coldwell Banker Real Estate, 2012
Great Cities to Raise Your Kids in the U.S., Kiplinger, 2012