The Ypsilanti City Council is comprised of a Mayor, who is elected by voters in the city at-large, and 6 Council Members elected from the City's 3 voting wards.
The City of Ypsilanti
The City of Ypsilanti (ip-s'-ln-t) was
incorporated as a village in 1832 and as a city in 1858. The
incorporated area of the city is 4.3 square miles. As of the 2010 US
Census, the City of Ypsilanti's population is 19,435.
Life in Ypsilanti
The city’s downtown has recently developed loft apartments along
Michigan Avenue, several new restaurants, and a new public library.
Ypsilanti is also home to Eastern Michigan University, and is in close
proximity to The University of Michigan, and two major hospitals.
Residents and visitors enjoy such annual events as The Ypsilanti
Heritage Festival, The Michigan Brewers Guild Summer Beer Festival, The
Orphan Car Show, and Elvisfest.