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Lennon, Michigan is a small village situated mostly in Venice Township in Shiawassee County, but extending into Clayton Township in Genesee County.

The chief route to and from the village is M-13 (South Sheridan Road). Others include Lennon Road, East Lytle Road, and Riniel Road, which form a small portion of the village's southern boundary. The Gainsley Drain forms Lennon's western border. M-21 is about a mile north of the village, while I-69 is about a mile to the south.

Cities and villages within twenty miles of Lennon include Swartz Creek, Durand, Vernon, Flushing, Gaines, New Lothrop, Byron, Corunna, Bancroft, Owosso, Flint, Montrose, Morrice, Linden, Burton, Perry, and Grand Blanc.

The village was named for Peter Lennon Sr., who was instrumental in persuading the Grand Trunk Western Railroad to route its track through the settlement, establishing a depot there around 1880. Peter Lennon built a grain elevator, and other homes and businesses followed. On July 6, 1880, a post office was established in Lennon, with Peter Lennon as the first postmaster. Originally, the post office was in the Genesee County part of the village, but it was moved to Shiawassee County on February 2, 1889. Lennon was incorporated as a village in 1975.

Lennon's peak population was 600 in 1980, the first year that it appeared on a census roll. Since then, it has declined each census year. Its current population is under 500, with the vast majority of them in Shiawassee County.

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