Ionia Real Estate Listings and Information
Ionia was founded in 1833 by Samuel Dexter who had journeyed to Ionia County from Herkimer, New York. He arrived here late in the summer with a small band of family. Thanks to the generous help of Ottawa Indian Chief Cabmoosa, the small party was able to purchase crops from the original inhabitants and survive the winter. The members of the local tribe moved on to the banks along the Grand River. The Dexter Colony continued to grow and Ionia was named the seat of the new county of Ionia. In 1866, Ionia became a village and in 1872 a city.
Governor Fred Green, a former Ionia Mayor, and his partner Fred Chapman, wanted to give the residents of the Ionia area something different and spectacular. They envisioned a “free fair” that would provide free entry to the grounds. Today, Ionia’s “Free Fair” is the world’s largest event of its type. It regularly hosts more than 500,000 persons to see headline entertainers, a spectacular midway, and a variety of animal and household exhibits. There is a historic district in Ionia and plenty of parks available.
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619 Union Street Ionia, MI 48846 $32,000 3 Beds 1 Baths 2,000 Sq Ft 2-Story
Outlot B Naoma Drive Ionia, MI 48846 $19,000 0 Beds 0 Baths 0 Sq Ft Lot/Land
Lot #13 Naoma Drive Ionia, MI 48846 $16,000 0 Beds 0 Baths 0 Sq Ft Lot/Land
2280 N State Road Ionia, MI 48846 $45,600 2 Beds 1 Baths 968 Sq Ft Ranch
262 E Lincoln Ionia, MI 48846 $109,900 4 Beds 2 Baths 2,002 Sq Ft Cape Cod
730 Skyview Trail Ionia, MI 48846 $235,000 3 Beds 2 Baths 1,580 Sq Ft Ranch
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- $76,250 Average Listing Price
- $67 Average Listing Price per Square Foot