Custer is in the Western part of Mason County. It's right on US-10 and is a mostly agricultural community. However, it does get it's fair share of visitors to the Pere Marquette River, known for it's excellent fishing and recreation. Downtown Custer has lots of little shops and businesses, a restaurant and world famous Sanders Meats. Custer's kids go to Mason County Eastern Schools (MCE). It's also very close to Ludington and Scottville.