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Brutus, Michigan
Country United States
State Michigan
County Emmet
Township Maple River
 • Total 2.8 sq mi (7.3 km2)
 • Land 2.8 sq mi (7.3 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
679 ft (207 m)
 • Total 218
 • Density 77/sq mi (29.9/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 231
FIPS code 26-11380
GNIS feature ID 622148

Brutus is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Emmet County, Michigan, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 218.

It was established with the building of an inn called the Brutus House in 1874.


Brutus is located in eastern Emmet County, near the center of Maple River Township. U.S. Route 31 passes through the center of Brutus, leading north 4 miles (6 km) to Pellston and south 3.5 miles (5.6 km) to Alanson. Petoskey, the Emmet County seat, is 14 miles (23 km) southbound on US 31.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Brutus CDP has a total area of 2.8 square miles (7.3 km2), of which 1.5 acres (5,985 m2), or 0.08%, is water.

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