Aviva Directory » Local & Global » North America » United States » States » Michigan » Cities & Towns » Middleton

Middleton, Michigan is an unincorporated community in northwest Fulton Township, south Gratiot County, near the center of the Lower Peninsula.

The main routes through the community is the north-south Ely Highway, identified locally as Newton Street, and M-57 (Cleveland Road), an east-west highway in the southern part of the community, intersecting Ely Highway. Davis Street leads east, parallelling the railroad, and connecting with Perrinton, about a mile and a half away.

Besides the village of Perrinton, other incorporated cities and villages within twenty miles of Middleton are Maple Rapids, Carson City, Ithaca, Hubbardston, Ashley, Alma, Fowler, Pewamo, St. Louis, and St. Johns, while the unincorporated communities of Pompeii, Newark, New Haven Center, and Sethton are within ten miles.

As an unincorporated community, Middleton does not have defined borders, but it is easily identifiable on a map as the settlement along Ely Highway, between and around M-57 and East Davis Street.

Middleton is largely a residential community, although it does support a few commercial businesses.

The community was named for George Middleton, who is settled in the area in 1885. The Toledo, Saginaw & Muskegon Railroad opened a station at Middleton in 1886, and a post office was established on November 26, 1887, with Michael S. Howell as the first postmaster. Mr. Howell, along with George Flanks, John B. Resseguie, George S. Naldrett, and William T. Naldrett platted and recorded the townsite in 1887.

The focus of this portion of our guide is on Middleton, Michigan. Online resources for businesses, industries, schools, places of worship, organizations, attractions, or events within the community are appropriate topics for this category.



Recommended Resources

Search for Middleton on Google or Bing