Ed Constable has provided this information for anyone considering one of the properties, land, or homes for sale in Durand, Michigan, a city in Shiawassee County. Durand has a unique city structure which was built up around the railroads in the late 1870’s; the railroad plays a significant role in the transformation and development of Durand from a village into a city in recent years.
Durand was formally known as Vernon Center in the late 1880’s, which was later incorporated as a village and transformed into a city in 1932. Durand is located within the world coordinate system of 2°54′50″N & 83°59′7″W with a total area of 2.10 square miles (5.44 km2) of mostly land with an elevation of 794 feet above sea level.
Since 1932, the population of Durand grew from 210 people to 3,446 people in the year 2010 according to the United States Census, with 1,350 households and 852 families residing in the city. The population density stood at 1,641.0 habitants per square mile (633.6/km2) and 1,575 housing units at an average density of 750.0 per square mile (289.6/km2). Durand is desirable for families due to its low cost of living.
Having been developed around the railroad, the Durand Union Station was built in 1903. The station handles approximately 3,000 passengers per day, making it a prosperous hub of the industry and a major asset for Durand. The station is also a tourist attraction as it is also a historic museum. The museum gallery features new exhibits several times per year to pay tribute to the colorful heritage of the city with activities, making it an interesting and exciting place to visit.
Durand also has a strong community cottage industry enjoyed by the residents and visitors. It is also home to Leisure Lake condominium association. There are many opportunities for leisure & recreational, cultural experiences, community events, and summer youth programs. The parks in Durand include:
- Durand’s Trumble Park
- Durand’s Optimist Park
In general, Durand city has many opportunities for a high quality of life for residents. The City of Durand is very interested in industrial development and the prospect of new facilities is on the rise.
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