About This Place
Scottville is a city located in the north west of the U.S. state of Michigan in rural Mason County.
On July 23, 2007 Governor Jennifer Granholm announced Scottville as the community chosen by the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) to take part in the Cool Cities Michigan Main Street program. Scottville will receive five years of intensive technical assistance through MSHDA, to help create opportunities for new development, economic growth and jobs. A similar award, the Blueprints for Downtowns award, were announced to be received by the communities of Caro, Clio and Ypsilanti.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.5 square miles (3.8 km²), all land. The city of Scottville itself is approximately 10 miles east of the city of Ludington and Lake Michigan, 5 miles west of the village of Custer, and 10 miles south west of the village of Fountain.