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 here.
Morenci’s location 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 click here and here.