Since the 2010 Census, the city has entered into two additional 425 Agreements.
Lansing is located in the south-central part of the Lower Peninsula of Michigan, where the Grand River meets the Red Cedar River.
Nevertheless, the brothers went back to Lansing, New York, to sell plots for the town that did not exist.
They told the New Yorkers this new "city" had an area of 65 blocks, a church and a public and academic square.
In April 1848, the legislature then gave the settlement the name of "Lansing".) in area was incorporated as a city.
The boundaries of the original city were Douglas Avenue to the north, Wood and Regent streets to the east, Mount Hope Avenue to the south, and Jenison Avenue to the west. Lansing began to grow steadily over the next two decades with the completion of the railroads through the city, a plank road, and the completion of the current capitol building in 1878.