Welcome to the official website for the Village of Roscommon

The Village of Roscommon, with a population of approximately 1,075 has a total area of 1.6 square miles. The Village is situated in the north central portion of Roscommon County, within Higgins Township, near the apex of I-75 and M-27. Named the county seat for Roscommon County, the Village was incorporated in 1885. The beautiful Au Sable River is the main recreation within the Village, with a stretch known as the “Holy Water” by fishermen and Trout Unlimited. The Au Sable River is not only one of the eastern United States most legendary streams, it is unique among all rivers because it has the most stable flow of any stream in the country. Higgins Lake, once named by the National Geographic Society as one of the six most beautiful lakes in the world is about 8 miles west of the Village.

The Village of Roscommon, due to its geographical location, has many recreational opportunities including canoeing, hunting, fishing, boating, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, snow-shoe trails, nature walking, bird watching, cycling, camping, hiking, nearby ice fishing, ORV trails, and other outdoor sports. Roscommon is also home to many annual festivals and events, celebrating our beauty and culture. Although the Village’s local population is small, it provides visitors with a wide array of activities, beauty and relaxation.


Current Village Projects
View the Latest for the Trail Planning Grant
  • Collaboration Committee

    If the public would like to give their input on the collaboration of the Village of Roscommon and Higgins Township, please click on the link below, review the documents and then add your comments. Whatever input from the public is added on to these documents will automatically be saved to Google Drive and can be viewed by the […]

  • ~Meeting Changes~

    As of April 2014, the Village Council will conduct one meeting a month instead of two. The once a month meetings will be held on the second Monday of each month at 7:00 pm. at Village Hall.


    The Village of Roscommon has recently been awarded a SAW Grant through the State of Michigan (Stormwater, Asset Management, and Wastewater).  The total grant award is $406,756 and the required Village match is ZERO dollars!  The funding from the grant allows for planning, design and construction of improvements for the collection and treatment of wastewater and/or stormwater systems.  Click here to […]

  • DISCONTINUE the water let-run!

      *As of Monday, April 14th please DISCONTINUE the water let-run. *As a reminder clean-out caps must be kept closed. Do not attempt to drain excess water from any property. Per ordinance #2 fines will be assessed. For more information contact Village Hall at (989) 275-5743.

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
8:00 am-12:00 pm
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Closed for Lunch Daily