🇺🇸 Mason is a city in Ingham County in the U.S. state of Michigan. Mason serves as the county seat of Ingham County. Mason is the only city in the United States that serves as a county seat ahead of a state capital, as the nearby capital of Lansing is also largely located within Ingham County. Mason was named after Stevens T. Mason, the state's first governor.
Economy The Mason area is home to Dart Container Corporation, the largest manufacturer of foam cups and containers in the world. Dart is known for being vertically integrated, and is one of the largest privately owned corporations in Michigan. Dart container also owns Solo.
Mason has a population of over 8,283 people. Mason also forms part of the wider Ingham County which has a population of over 284,900 people. Mason is situated 23 km south of Lansing.