Mason is in Ingham County, and in the Central Region (part of the Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan metropolitan area).
This community is located north of Jackson on US Hwy 127.
Mason was settled in 1836 by Lewis Lacey, who built a sawmill here for the Charles Noble & Company out of Monroe, Michigan. Shortly afterwards, an executive from the company, Ephraim B. Danforth, moved here and became the postmaster of the town then known as Mason Center. Mason was eventually incorporated as a village in 1865 and then as a city in 1875.
Mason has retained its traditional look with its stately courthouse protecting the public square, surrounded by well-preserved turn-of-the-century buildings. While being located only 10 miles southeast of Lansing, Masons economy is supported mainly by its connection to the state capital, as well as significant local business, including metal fabrication, auto parts manufacturing, pharmaceutical research and packaging products production.
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