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Frequently Asked Questions about the Region

The Mason County region has so much to offer businesses and individuals looking to relocate and start a business here.  Here are some of our top FAQ’s fielded by our experienced offer personnel.


Doing Business in Mason County

Q: How can I contact a specific company, or type of company, in Mason County?

A complete listing of our membership can be accessed through our Membership Search feature. You can search by business name or business type/category. Our Chamber Representatives can also be of assistance, 231-845-0324.

Q: I am considering starting a new business in Mason County, where can I find resources?

The Mason County Growth Alliance is a non-profit organization established for the purpose of attracting, expanding and retaining business and industry in Mason County. Their collaborative efforts with local, state, and national resources allow them to provid the assistance necessary to research, establish, and support, business activity in our region. They can be reached by calling 231-845-6646 or visit their website at

Q: How can I get demographic information about Mason County?

Mason County Growth Alliance provides up-to-date statistical information about Mason County. You can obtain area demographic information as well as information regarding housing, employment, education, and industry on their website’s Mason County by the Numbers page.

Visiting Mason County

Q: I am planning to visit Mason County for vacation, where can I find visitor information?

The Lugington Area Convention and Visitor’s Bureau is a terrific resource for planning your trip to the area. You can reach them at 800-542-4600 or visit their website at

Q: How can I find out about events in Mason County?

Mason County hosts many events each year for entertainment, education, and community support. Access the Community Calendar of Events to learn all about these offerings.

The Ludington & Scottville Area Chamber of Commerce sponsors several annual signature events. These events historically draw a large crowd of travelers and locals alike. Learn more about these signature events on the Chamber website Primary Events page.

Access more area event information on Downtown Ludington events page.

Mason County Community

Q: I am planning to relocate to Mason County, where can I find information to help me learn about the area?

The Ludington & Scottville Chamber of Commerce produces a relocation/business development magazine. This magazine includes information and resources for everything necessary to move, work, buy or start a business in Mason County. It also features a listing of our nearly 500 member businesses and organizations that serve the community.

Request the guide here.

Q: How can I volunteer in my community?

Giving back to the community is a longstanding Mason County tradition that’s made our cities and outlying communities a place of opportunity, hope and help for people of all backgrounds. A smaller community provides a simpler means for getting connected and making a difference.

We encourage you to share your abilities, and are always happy to help match your interests and skills with nonprofit and volunteer organizations that need and appreciate your support. Go to Volunteer West Michigan to find your online resource for volunteer opportunities. The new website is a collaborative resource provided by United Way of Mason County, the Mason County District Library and the Ludington & Scottville Area Chamber of Commerce.