The City of Charlotte is dedicated to meeting the public health, safety and welfare needs of more than 9000 residents through a range of services and programs. Charlotte is the county seat for Eaton County and headquarters of Spartan Motors, a leader in specialty vehicle manufacturing. CharlotteRising manages the Michigan Main Street program in the community’s downtown, the hub of a nationally-recognized historic district. Charlotte features both traditional and contemporary residential areas and acres of regional and neighborhood parks. Annual events include Frontier Days, Charlotte Celebrates, the Eaton County Fair, Charlotte Bluegrass Festival and Michigan Nordic Fire Festival.