Roscommon Area Colleges and Scholarships

Schools in and around Roscommon

Kirtland Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $7,500 average out-state tuition; $4,980 average in-state tuition


Roscommon /rɒsˈkɒmən/ is a village in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the village population was 1,075. In 2016, the population was estimated to be 1,042. It is the county seat of Roscommon County.

The village is in Higgins Township in the northern part of Roscommon County. Roscommon Township is in the southwest part of the county. The Roscommon post office, with ZIP code 48653, also serves the northern portion of Higgins Township, as well as all of Gerrish Township to the west, most of Lyon Township to the west of Gerrish, and smaller portions of Lake Township to the south of Lyon, Markey Township to the south of Gerrish, Au Sable Township to the east of Higgins and also the southern portions of South Branch Township and Beaver Creek Township to the north in Crawford County. Roscommon is located in the center of northern Michigan's lower peninsula. It is near Higgins Lake, Houghton Lake and St. Helen. Roscommon is accessible by the two major freeways: I-75 and U.S. 127. The Roscommon post office first opened January 9, 1873.

The South Branch of the Au Sable River passes through the village and contributes to the local economy. Several canoe liveries operate in the village and offer water recreation such as kayaking and canoeing.

The annual Michigan Firemen's Memorial Festival commemorates firefighters who died while protecting their communities.

Amenities that Roscommon offers include a McDonald's, a Subway, a Chase Bank, a hardware store, a Rite-Aid, two-dollar stores, and a few restaurants.

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