Located about 67 miles from Detroit and 185 miles from Toronto, the township of Fort Gratiot, Mich., is situated on the United States-Canada border. This chartered township is home to more than 10,000 people, and is a great place to live for those who enjoy a small-town lifestyle with modern amenities. Because the town is situated on the banks of Lake Huron, it enjoys a coastal vibe that many boaters, fishermen, swimmers and sun worshippers find impossible to resist. Those searching for Fort Gratiot apartments for rent will be happy to get settled into their new homes.
With settled roots dating back to 1880, Fort Gratiot is a town with rich historic significance. The town blossomed throughout the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and it continues to attract new residents today.
Fort Gratiot offers a variety of recreational activities, a high quality of life and a family-friendly atmosphere. Although it has a distinct small-town feel and is located far from any large metro area, Fort Gratiot is not without its amenities. As a regional hub, it is home to the largest commercial corridor in St. Clair County.
Those searching for Fort Gratiot rentals will also be happy to discover that the town has low living costs. According to Best Places, the cost of living index here is 10 percent less than the U.S. national average. The median rent in the town is just $630 per month, according to City-Data.
The town's lakeside location makes it a recreational hub for many Midwesterners searching for coastal amenities close to home. The town's attractions are largely lake-related, including the Great Lake Maritime Center, Port Huron, Blue Water Trolley and Cap'n Jim's Gallery, which features a maritime art collection.
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