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 Quick Links column at the right 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

The City has received several accolades in recent years:

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