East Lansing is in Ingham County, and in the Central Region. This community is located just northeast of Lansing between Lansing and Flint along Interstate 69 near Lake Lansing and the Looking Glass River. East Lansing is home of the Michigan State University campus (part of the Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan metro area).
East Lansing was first settled in 1849 by D. Robert Burcham. In 1855, Michigan Agricultural College, (the worlds first agricultural college) was preserved through the Land Grant Act by the national legislature.
The town was originally named Collegeville." Then in 1907, it was incorporated as a city, with the name changed to East Lansing.
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