Williamston has a lively entertainment district that includes an award-winning professional theatre, an independently owned and operated movie house, and a wide variety of dining options. The downtown business district features many historic buildings and is centered along Grand River Avenue at Putnam Street, with the Red Cedar River flowing through the heart of the city. Explore our unique shops, art galleries, historical museum, and antique stores. Enjoy one of our many fun community events. All within walking distance of each other - Williamston is a beautiful walking community.
Williamston Community Schools are excellent, with Williamston High School being ranked in the top 2.9 percent of the nation’s high schools, according to U.S. News and World Report.
Williamston is only a mile from I-96, which offers convenient travel to jobs, colleges, entertainment and shopping centers. Williamston is located just five miles from the Meridian Mall in Okemos, nine miles from Michigan State University in East Lansing, and 14 miles from the State Capitol in Lansing. Many residents commute to other urban areas for jobs.
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