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City of Litchfield

221 Jonesville Street

P.O. Box 236

Litchfield, MI 49252-0236

Phone: 517-542-2921

Fax: 517-542-2491

 

Office Hours:   

Monday – Thursday

7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Offices CLOSED on Friday

 
 
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Absentee Ballots are available at the Litchfield City Office for the Tuesday, November 4, 2014 General Election. If you would like an application mailed to you or have any questions, please contact the Litchfield City Office at 517-542-2921.

 

The Litchfield News cable channel has changed to channel 187.

 

Pictures with Santa are now available to be picked up at the Litchfield City Office. 


 

Notice for City Residents

If you experience an overflow or back up of a sewage disposal system or storm water system, you must immediately file a written claim with the City of Litchfield after the back up or overflow has been discovered.  Notice should be mailed to the City Clerk's office at 221 Jonesville St., Litchfield, MI 49252-0236.  Contact Tony Langhann at (517) 542-2921 immediately upon discovery of an overflow or back up.  You must obtain a separate insurance rider for sewer back up claims!

 

Interested in the convenience of paying your Taxes and/or Utility Bills automatically on the due date from your checking or savings account?  You may complete the form below and return to the City Office at 221 Jonesville Street, P.O. Box 236, Litchfield, MI  49252 to get started next month!

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The new City of Litchfield website is still being designed. You may continue to see changes in the site until it is finished. If you have any suggestions or comments concerning the new website, you can send them to deputy@cityoflitchfield.org.

   

 
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The City of Litchfield is known for its unique history in this rich and productive farming area of Michigan. The area's first inhabitants were the Pottawattamie Indians. The Pottawattamie Indians who roamed the countryside when the settlers first arrived were the Leathernose family of  the Baw Beese tribe. Settlers eventually moved to this area from eastern portions of the United States. The City first went by the name of Columbus but was changed to Litchfield in 1837. The first school in Litchfield Township was also established in 1837. The Village of Litchfield was incorporated in 1877 and became self-supporting through the system of licenses and taxes. Litchfield incorporated as a City in 1970 with Governor William G. Milliken approving the Proposed Charter on July 9th, and the first City Council Meeting held August 10th.  The current population of Litchfield is 1,369 from the 2010 census figures.

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Police and Fire protection

Water and sewer service

Community pool 

Firemen's Park and pool pavilions

Residential trash pickup and recycling provided by Republic Services

Brush pickup after storms

Leaf pickup in the Fall

Compost dump for yard waste

City-wide junk pickup in the summer

Snow removal on City Streets and parking lots

Street and sidewalk repair and maintenance

 
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