Where is Eaton County?

Eaton County is located in the south-central area of Michigan's lower peninsula (the part that looks like a mitten). Eaton County is bordered to the east by Ingham County (Lansing, East Lansing, Mason, Okemos, etc.), to the north by Clinton County (DeWitt, St. Johns, etc.) and Ionia County, to the west by Barry County (Hastings), and to the south by Calhoun County (Battle Creek) and Jackson County. Eaton County is easy to get to. Interstate highway I-69 (which runs from Port Huron, MI south through Indiana and beyond) spans Eaton County, from our north-east corner to our south-west. Interstate I-96 (which runs from Detroit to Lake Michigan) travels along our north-east corner and northern border.

Eaton County had 109,175 residents in the 2020 census. The City of Charlotte (population 9,156) is the county seat. Our largest concentration of residents is in Delta Township (population 33,119), in the County's northeast corner, adjacent to the City of Lansing. Some of the communities in Eaton County are:

  • Map of Eaton CountyBellevue
  • Charlotte
  • Dimondale
  • Eaton Rapids
  • Grand Ledge
  • Mulliken
  • Olivet
  • Potterville
  • Sunfield
  • Vermontville

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1. How do get a criminal charge issued? Can I report a crime directly to the Prosecutor's office?
2. I am the victim. Can I drop the charge?
3. Can I issue counter-charges against someone?
4. How do I get my property back?
5. How do I get a copy of a police report? Is it free?
6. Where do I get court forms?
7. How do I get a copy of a person's criminal record? Is it free?
8. Can you tell me if a charge has been issued yet? Can you tell me if an arrest warrant exists?
9. Can you tell me a defendant's next court date?
10. I was the victim of a violent crime. Will the Prosecuting Attorney pay for my hospital bill and my lost wages, help me collect for pain and suffering, etc?
11. The defendant is not paying court-ordered restitution. Who can help me?
12. I was cheated by a contractor, shopkeeper or someone else who provides labor or services. Can the Prosecuting Attorney help me?
13. I want to work in your office. Do you have job openings? What is the pay scale?
14. How can I become an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney?
15. I have been subpoenaed to appear as a witness in a criminal case. Can I get witness fees? What if I can't attend on the date stated in the subpoena?
16. Is your job risky or dangerous?
17. I want a divorce. I also need help getting child support. Can the Prosecutor's office help me?
18. I want a restraining order to keep someone away from me. Will the Prosecuting Attorney do this for me?
19. Can I talk to Mr. Lloyd? I think he's the person who is working on my case since his name appears on my court documents.
20. How do I get a court-appointed attorney?
21. I am a defendant and I don't like the attorney who is representing me. Can I talk to Mr. Lloyd or one of the Assistant Prosecutors about my case?
22. Why are some cases plea bargained?
23. Where is Eaton County?
24. What if I have a question which is not answered in your FAQs?