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Alanson is a village in Emmet County in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the village population was 785.
Alanson is in Littlefield Township on U.S. Highway 31 at the junction with M-68. Petoskey is about 12 miles (19 km) southwest on US 31 and Mackinaw City and the Mackinac Bridge are about 25 miles (40 km) north. Interstate 75 is about 11 miles (18 km) to the east on M-68 at Indian River.
Alanson was first settled in 1875. The Alanson post office opened with the name Hinman on January 17, 1877 and changed to Alanson on June 22, 1882.
Located on the Crooked River, Alanson is part of the Inland Water Route, which includes: Crooked, Burt, and Mullett Lakes, and the Crooked, Indian, and Cheboygan Rivers. The Inland Water Route Historical Society Museum is located in Alanson.
Alanson also has a hillside garden located adjacent to the former Grand Rapids and Indiana Railroad depot.
Both the town and the Crooked River are mentioned in a song title on the Sufjan Stevens…

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