|• Total||2.8 sq mi (7.3 km2)|
|• Land||2.8 sq mi (7.3 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||679 ft (207 m)|
|• Density||77/sq mi (29.9/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||622148|
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.
- "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Brutus CDP, Michigan". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved February 11, 2016.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Brutus, Michigan
- *Romig, Walter (October 1, 1986) . Michigan Place Names: The History of the Founding and the Naming of More Than Five Thousand Past and Present Michigan Communities. Great Lakes Books Series (Paperback). Detroit, Michigan: Wayne State University Press. p. 84. ISBN 081431838X. ISBN 978-0814318386.