The Mission and Vision of the City of Tecumseh is to provide excellent services and embrace change that enhances the quality of life, encourages a strong economy, and promotes a world class place to live, work and play.

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A Vibrant Downtown
Downtown Tecumseh is a celebration of the entrepreneur. Tucked inside historic buildings, you'll find an interesting mix of more than 100 specialty shops, professional services, boutiques and dining options. Shopping plazas at the north and west ends of town round out a full selection of additional restaurants, retailers, services and groceries.  In addition to retail shopping districts, Tecumseh is home to manufacturing and industrial firms.

Exceptional Quality of Life
In Tecumseh we value our high quality of life! Our Parks and Recreation Department boasts over 350 acres of parks and trails throughout the city. You can pack a picnic and enjoy an outdoor concert during the summer or play a round of championship golf! The vast variety of activities include kayaking, pickle ball courts, skateparks, tennis courts, and fishing.

The Tecumseh Center for the Arts hosts an excited assortment of live events and shows throughout the year for all ages and interests! The modern, fully-equipped performance facility features seating for nearly 600 guests and is available for national events or to support our local theater community. Featuring everything from Broadway stars to your favorite bands and national touring acts, the TCA always offers a captivating experience for your family and friends.

Throughout the City, you'll find dozens of public art displays including sculptures, murals, and interactive music gardens that make up Art Trail Tecumseh. Art Trail Tecumseh celebrates Tecumseh as a leader in our region, providing arts and cultural opportunity, community engagement and entrepreneurship within the arts community.

World Class Education
Excellent educational facilities are provided through the Tecumseh Public Schools and the Lenawee Intermediate School District (LISD). The LISD and Southern Michigan Center for Science and Industry can tailor industry-specific programs to focus on the needs of area businesses. The area’s access to major universities (withim 10-30 mile drive), including the University of Michigan, Eastern Michigan University, Siena Heights University, Jackson College and Adrian College, have long provided the backdrop for innovation and talent in the Tecumseh area. This expert workforce is backed by a strong commitment to education and workforce development from Michigan Works! SouthEast and the State of Michigan.

Diverse and Affordable Housing Options
Tecumseh also offers a wide range of housing options. Charming bungalows, nationally registered historic homes and modern neighborhoods provide many options in single family housing. Rather not mow the lawn? A wonderful selection of apartments, condominiums and downtown lofts will give you more time to work on your golf swing.