In more cities across Michigan than anywhere else in the country, a tall smiley faced water tower watches over the town.

According to, no other state has more than the 6 smiley face water towers you'll find around Michigan. Where are they?

  • Flushing, Genesee County
  • Fruitport, Muskegon County (pictured above)
  • Ironwood, Gogebic County
  • Millington, Tuscola County
  • Wells, Delta County
  • West Branch, Ogemaw County

The West Branch water tower is a source of particular pride in its community as shown in this documentary.

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