🇺🇸 Frankenmuth is a city in Saginaw County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The city is surrounded by Frankenmuth Township. Bronner's Christmas Wonderland, which bills itself as "the World's Largest Christmas Store", is located in Frankenmuth.
The city's name is a combination of two words. "Franken" represents the Province of Franconia in the Kingdom of Bavaria from which the original settlers came, and the German word "Mut" means courage. Thus, the name Frankenmuth means "courage of the Franconians". The most popular nickname is "Little Bavaria", in reference to the city's German heritage, but the city is also nicknamed "Muth".
Frankenmuth has a population of over 4,944 people. Frankenmuth also forms part of the wider Saginaw County which has a population of over 190,124 people. It is also a part of the larger Saginaw-Midland-Bay City area. Frankenmuth is situated near Saginaw.