The small community of Mount Morris, Mich., is located in the east central area of the state in Genesee County. Since Mount Morris is just about an hour away from the Detroit metropolitan area, residents are close to city amenities, but far enough away to enjoy a quiet lifestyle. Similarly, Saginaw Bay, Lansing and Flint are just a short drive away. People looking for Mount Morris apartments for rent will enjoy the quaint atmosphere among some of nature's best scenery. According to statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau, about 3,000 people live in Mount Morris.
Mount Morris adopted its name from a New York town with the same name after one of the first settlers moved to the area. However, the community's boundaries were much bigger during the early days of the settlement. Today, Flint makes up much of the land that was previously Mount Morris.
Situated in a perfect location, residents in Mount Morris apartments can easily hop on Interstates 75 and 475, which allow quick access to other local highways. This makes it simple to travel to some of the area's top employers, including General Motors Corp., Hurley Medical Center, Square D, McLaren Medical Center, Flint Metal Center and the county government offices.
Mount Morris is home to Michigan's largest county park system. With more than 11,000 acres of wooded areas, lakes, rivers, trails, beaches and campgrounds, the great outdoors is just steps away from residents' doorsteps. From cross-country skiing to fishing, there is something for adventurers to do year-round.
The Genesee County Fair is a beloved event that attracts residents from near and far for the summertime tradition. Located in Mount Morris, this exciting event features family-friendly attractions and plenty of fun for everyone.
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