About The Area:

Chelsea is a small town about 15 miles from the city of Ann Arbor. Bursting with positive energy and excitement. With a population of 4,944; Chelsea is a great community to get involved with, there's always something to do. With great local shops and restaurants, Chelsea is a great combination of big city culture and small town charm.


Chelsea School District has been given a 9 out of 10 rating by With a positive atmosphere and wonderful staff, Chelsea schools are a great place to enroll your children. This school district has also been ranked in the top 20 public schools in Michigan by Niche Review.

Here are a few links about Chelsea Schools:

Chelsea High School(9-12)

Beach Middle School(6-8)

South Meadows Elementary School(3-5)

North Creek Elementary School(K-2)

Celebrities in your Community:

Sure you've heard of Jeff Daniels! Playing majors rolls in films such as Because Of Winn-Dixie, RV, and Dumb and Dumber. Jeff is also the founder of The Purple Roe Theater where he performs on stage along with other local actors/actresses. Along with acting, sports are a big part of Chelsea. Growing up in Chelsea, Tony Scheffler was always involved with varsity sports. After playing football for Chelsea High School, Tony played college football, then moved on to the NFL where he played tight end for the Detroit Lions.

Historical Landmarks:

George P. Glazier Building

Michigan Central Railroad Chelsea Depot

Things To Do:

Looking for something to do in Chelsea? Check out the Jiffy Mix Factory! This factory is the only one of its kind! Take a factory tour to learn more about Jiffy's history and how their mixes are created! Another great place to visit in Chelsea is the Purple Rose Theatre. Founded by the local actor, Jeff Daniels, this not-for-profit professional theater is great place to go when in Chelsea. Wanting to be more outdoors? Visit the Gerald E. Eddy Discovery Center. Located in the Waterloo area, this discovery center is full of great facts and information about geology!

Places To Eat:

Chelsea is FULL of great places to eat, here a a few favorites to start:

Common Grill

Smokehouse 52 BBQ

Mike's Deli

Thompson's Pizzeria

Chelsea Alehouse

Going On In Chelsea:

Horseback Trail Rides

September 11th- November 1st

Chelsea Farmers Market

September 12th- October 31st

Trivia Night

September 15th

Bushel Basket Farmers Market

September 16th- October 28th

YOGI BEERS-Yoga In The Pub

September 19th, October 17th, November 21st

5 Healthy Towns Walk To End Alzheimer's

September 26th

Smoke & Ale Fall Festival & BBQ Cook-Off

October 10th


Area Listings

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Updated: 21st July, 2019 5:20 PM.