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Grand Haven is a city located in Ottawa County, Michigan, and is situated on the eastern shore of Lake Michigan at the mouth of the Grand River. Known for its stunning lakeside views and lighthouses, it is often referred to as “Coast Guard City, USA” because it is home to the United States Coast Guard’s Sector Field Office Grand Haven. Founded in 1834, the city has a deep maritime history and has been a hub for shipping and tourism. Notable landmarks include the Grand Haven State Park and the iconic Grand Haven Lighthouse. Major streets like Harbor Drive and Washington Avenue facilitate movement within the city. It’s part of the Grand Haven Area Public Schools district. The city hosts the annual Coast Guard Festival, drawing visitors from around the country.