DeWitt City is located in Clinton County, in the northwest area of the township along the Looking Glass River, a tributary of the Grand River. Dewitt also has beautiful Lake Geneva. Dewitt Township is located just north of Lansing and East Lansing in the middle of the state. Dewitt is the home to several subdivision communities such as Springbrook, Geneva Shores, Heritage Woods, Shadybrook, Arbow Meadows and The Oaks.
DeWitt has an outstanding legacy in regards to education. The city is home to the following schools, which are divided among grade levels: Fuerstenau Early Childhood Center (Pre-K and K) Schavey Road Elementary School (1st and 2nd Grade) Scott Elementary School (3rd and 4th Grade) Herbison Woods School (5th and 6th Grade) DeWitt Junior High School (7th and 8th Grade) DeWitt High School (9th-12th Grade).