Morenci offers a wide
variety of business opportunities and community activities, plus excellent
schools, law enforcement, and city services. You won’t be concerned with
busy intersections, noisy highways and unsafe neighborhoods when you live
allows you to travel a convenient distance to cities such as Toledo, Ann
Arbor and Detroit, then return home to quiet, small town life in Morenci.
Visit Morenci today and discover the opportunities that await you!
Morenci is located on
the southern border of Lenawee county on M-156. The southern border is also
the Ohio state line. Morenci was first settled in 1833 when William Sutton
built a sawmill and a tavern here. Around the same time Japheth Whitman
built a general store and became the towns first postmaster, naming it
Morenci. It received a station on the Lake Shore and Southern Michigan
Railroad in the 1860's, which helped it grow to where it incorporated as a
village in 1871 It was eventually incorporated as a city in 1934. See more
information about Morenci