Come home to Mason, Michigan — Hometown U.S.A. Mason is where country and small-town living come together. The City of Mason and the surrounding townships of Alaiedon, Aurelius and Vevay provide a quiet, clean and safe setting with a feeling of community pride. From the historic Courthouse and Victorian-era buildings in downtown Mason to the many family-owned centennial farms in the townships, the Mason area enjoys a strong sense of history. With a convenient location 12 miles south of Lansing, the State Capital, Mason is close enough to, yet far enough from, the urban areas of Lansing, East Lansing and Michigan State University. Be a part of our community where people value the past, live in the present and look ahead to the future.