Green and white sailboat on lake


Norton Shores, Michigan, a growing city located on the shores of Lake Michigan in Muskegon County; is known for its natural scenic beauty, attractive neighborhoods, and high-quality schools.

Highway Exit

Current News

The most up-to-date highlights of upcoming or recent happenings in and around the city including current projects and road construction updates.

Fall Leaves on Grass

Leaf Disposal Sites

Two leaf disposal sites, Randall Road and Wood Road, operate seasonally and discount cards are available to residents for use of the Muskegon County landfill.

Norton Shores Municipal Building

Schools and Agencies

Three public school districts are within city boundaries including Mona Shores, Muskegon, and Grand Haven, along with multiple senior citizen services at Tanglewood Park.


Family walking on trail


Nine city-maintained parks ranging from lakefront to neighborhood settings as well as Hoffmaster State Park and Campground are accessible for the enjoyment of residents and visitors. 

Statue Owls outside Norton Shores library


The Norton Shores Branch of the Muskegon Area District Library provides residents with access to quality library services including books, e-resources, programs, and activities for all ages.