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Lowell is a city in Kent County of the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 3,783 at the 2010 census. The city is in the northern portion of Lowell Township, but is politically independent. Lowell's economy is a mix of manufacturing, restaurants and locally owned businesses.HistoryLowell was founded as a trading post on the south bank of the Grand River in 1831 by Daniel Marsac. In 1847, he purchased land on the north side of the river and platted it as "Dansville". In 1851, a post office was established there named "Lowell" after the township. The community was replatted in 1854 and renamed after the post office. It incorporated as a village in 1861. Lowell is the home of a retired showboat, the Robert E. Lee.GeographyAccording to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.10sqmi, of which, 2.88sqmi is land and 0.22sqmi is water.Lowell is bordered by Vergennes Township on the north; Lowell Township on the west, south and east; and Boston Township in Ionia county is one-half mile east of the eastern Lowell city limit.Put Lowell at the heart of your travel plans by using our United States day trip website.
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