Reading is a city in Hillsdale County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 1,078 at the 2010 census.
In 1835 the original small community was called Basswood Corners because of a stand of basswood trees
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.01 square miles (2.62 km2), all land. (Source, Wikipedia)