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Welcome to the City of McBain, MI


A Public informational meeting will be held at 7:00pm prior to the TIFA DDA meeting on September 23,2019 at the McBain Community Library.

This meeting is to satisfy the requirements of PA 57 2018 and notice is hereby being sent to the governing body of each taxing jurisdiction levying taxes that are subject to capture by the McBain TIFA DDA.

The City of McBain and Missaukee County governing bodies are invited to attend.

 Marcia Smith - McBain City Clerk


REMINDER to All Pet Owners:

Your pets must be confined to your property or be on a leash if they are off your property.  
Pet owners must clean up behind their pets if you take them for a walk.   
Dogs may not be left outside to bark. 



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McBain is a city in Missaukee County in the U.S. state of Michigan. McBain is a small Dutch community.  The population was 656 at the 2010 census.  According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.25 square miles (3.24 km2), all land.  We offer our citizens and visitors a safe and clean community.  We are proud of McBain!!

     A Bit of history about McBain.....McBain began as a settlement around a sawmill in Riverside Township, founded by Gillis McBain and his brother John McBain in 1887. A station on the Toledo, Ann Arbor and North Michigan Railway named "Owens" opened on August 27, 1888 and a post office with the same name opened on September 10, 1888. Both were renamed McBain on September 17, 1889. McBain incorporated as a village in 1893 and as a city in 1907.