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Lisa Posthumus Lyons

County Clerk / Register of Deeds

The Clerk/Register is responsible for processing and preserving Kent County's vital records, circuit court files, and all documents pertaining to real property within the county. Additionally, she administers all elections within the Kent County and serves as the Clerk of the Board of Commissioners. Learn More

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The Right Place

The Right Place, Inc. works closely with us to help businesses thrive and prosper in Kent County.

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Experience Grand Rapids

Experience Grand Rapids promotes Kent County as a premier convention & visitor destination.

KENT COUNTY IS

1st

Ranked 1st metro area to raise a family out of 100 largest metros.

- Forbes

3rd

Ranked 3rd in 2016, Leading Locations Report.

- Area Development Magazine

2nd

Ranked 2nd best large city to start a business.

- Wallethub.com

11%

11% of all LEED-certified buildings.

- Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design