At the crossroads of US-131 and US-10, we welcome you to Reed City. We are a bustling community located at the heart of Michigan.
Reed City is also a major crossroads for Michigan's popular Rails-to Trails system. Here, the state's premier trails intersect; the White Pine Trail (running north and south) and the Pere Marquette Trail (east and west). This unique crossing makes us one of Michigan's most important trail communities.
With a friendly home town atmosphere, Reed City invites you to visit, work, and raise your family. We have a vibrant downtown and offer many business opportunities. With our beautiful parks, trails and abundant natural beauty, Reed City is the perfect place to camp and enjoy Michigan's outdoors. In every season, Reed City is your place for outdoor adventure.
Please browse here for more information about Reed City, our Chamber of Commerce, business opportunities, and tourist attractions. Thank you for your interest in Reed City.
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Ron Howell, City Manager
Chamber Lunches resume, Thursday September 11, Noon at RC Depot. Lunch by Pere Marquette Catering with Mike Rounds from MI Spot speaking about internet, broadband, & marketing your business. Drawing Chamber Spotlights (free advertising) for the October Newsletter! Bring your business cards.
Join us the second Thursday of each month for our Chamber Lunch with speaker and catered lunch. The perfect opportunity to meet chamber members and introduce yourself & your business. Networking at its best!
Please RSVP to the Chamber for lunch: 231-832-5431.
Summer is a great time to visit Reed City. Fresh air, blue skies and Michigan's premier Pere Marquette and White Pine Trails combine to create a day of wonder and fun.
Visit the Reed City Welcome Center at our historic Depot with its outdoor fireplace. Dine at a downtown restaurant, and shop our stores and boutiques.
Check our Calendar page for event information. Come enjoy the season in Reed City!
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Reed City Event Calendar
Reed City's strategic location and the strong work ethic of its people make it the choice of prominent companies for manufacturing, food processing and commercial business.
Major employers include General Mills-Yoplait, Spectrum Health-Reed City Hospital, Hydaker-Wheatlake, Kraftube, Reed City Tool, H&R Screw, Bentek and Mosaic Potash Hersey.
Business opportunities in Reed City continue to grow with the new availability of prime commercial and industrial property parcels. The Reed City Chamber of Commerce can guide you to these, as well as economic incentives to assist with development.
The 2014 Community & Business Expo is Thursday November 6th at the Reed City High School from 5-7 pm. It's the 11th Annual Showcase of Area Businesses, Community Organizations with Health Fair & Flu Clinic. Join us for an evening of fun, win great prizes - meet new business owners and find out what our Reed City area businesses have to offer!
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RC Chamber Newsletter
Osceola County was named after Seminole Indian warrior Chief Osceola. The first white settler to the area was Nathan Hersey, a fur trapper, who arrived in 1840 and settled near the town and river that still bears his name.
Reed City was plotted in 1870. Its first school was opened in 1872. By the late 1890s and early 1900s, the village had a population of about 2,690, and it officially became a city in 1933.
Notable residents of Reed City include Thomas Schall, U.S. Senator from Minnesota, and George Bennard, American hymn composer and preacher best known for composing the famous hymn, "The Old Rugged Cross".
To learn more about the colorful history of Reed City and Osceola County, check our History page.
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Reed City History Page
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