Place:Britton, Lenawee, Michigan, United States

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NameBritton
TypeVillage
Coordinates41.983°N 83.817°W
Located inLenawee, Michigan, United States
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Britton is a village in Lenawee County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 586 at the 2010 census. The village is located within Ridgeway Township.

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The village of Britton was originally called Balch and was established after the Wabash Railroad built a station there in 1881 and a post office opened on August 13, 1881. In 1888, a local storekeeper in charge of the post office named John Britton, paid $500 to have the town renamed after himself. The post office name was changed from Balch to Britton on April 13, 1888.

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