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Encyclopedia > Kent County, Michigan
Kent County, Michigan
Seal of Kent County, Michigan
Map
Map of Michigan highlighting Kent County
Location in the state of Michigan
Statistics
Formed
Seat Grand Rapids
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

2,259 km² (872 mi²)
2,217 km² (856 mi²)
41 km² (16 mi²), 1.84%
Population
 - (2004)
 - Density

593,898
102/km² 
Website: www.accesskent.com

Kent County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of 2004 census estimates, the population was 593,898. The county seat is Grand Rapids. It is named for New York jurist and legal scholar James Kent, who represented Michigan Territory during the Toledo Strip dispute. Image File history File links Kent_County_mi_seal. ... Public domain map courtesy of The General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin, modified to show counties. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Flag Nickname: Furniture City Location Location of Grand Rapids within Kent County, Michigan Coordinates: Government Country State County United States Michigan Kent Mayor George Heartwell Geographical characteristics Area 45. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ... Density (symbol: ρ - Greek: rho) is a measure of mass per volume. ... United States of America, showing states, divided into counties. ... A state of the United States is any one of the fifty subnational entities referred to as a state (although four officially favor the term commonwealth) which, along with the District of Columbia, under the provisions of the United States Constitution form the United States of America. ... Official language(s) None (English, de-facto) Capital Lansing Largest city Detroit Area  Ranked 11th  - Total 97,990 sq mi (253,793 km²)  - Width 239 miles (385 km)  - Length 491 miles (790 km)  - % water 41. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Flag Nickname: Furniture City Location Location of Grand Rapids within Kent County, Michigan Coordinates: Government Country State County United States Michigan Kent Mayor George Heartwell Geographical characteristics Area 45. ... James Kent (1763-1847) James Kent (July 31, 1763–December 12, 1847), American jurist and legal scholar, was born at New York. ... From 1805-1818, the western border was a line through Lake Michigan. ... Toledo Strip is the name of a piece of disputed land (which includes present-day Toledo, Ohio) that was claimed by both the state of Ohio and the Michigan Territory of the United States in the early 19th century. ...

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History

The Grand River, the largest in Michigan, runs through the county. On its west bank are burial mounds, remnants of the Hopewell Indians who once lived there. The valley of the river served as an important center for the fur trade in the early 1800s. In 1836, it was set off from Mackinac County. By the end of the century, stimulated by the construction of several sawmills, the area was a significant center for agriculture, logging, and manufacturing furniture. Pedestrian bridge over the Grand River in downtown Lansing The Grand River is the longest river in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Burial of Oleg of Novgorod in a tumulus in 912. ... Hopewell culture is the term used to describe common aspects of the Native American culture that flourish along rivers in the northeastern and midwestern United States from 200 BC to 400 A.D. At its greatest extent, Hopewell culture stretched from western New York to Missouri and from Wisconsin to... // Indian trade The fur trade (also called the Indian trade) was a huge part of the early history of contact in North America between European-Americans and American Indians (now often called Native Americans in the United States and First Nations in Canada). ... Mackinac County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... This article or section should include material from Saw mill A sawmill is a facility where logs are cut into boards. ... Loggers on break, c. ... A Shaker chair. ...


Kent County is now the fastest growing county in the State of Michigan according to a recent survey; its current population is about 600,000. A slight drop in population occurred in the 1980s but since then the population has seen strong growth. Kent County is the economic and manufacturing center of West Michigan, with the Steelcase corporation based in the county. It is also the home of the Frederik Meijer Gardens, a significant cultural landmark of the Midwest. The county is a traditional stronghold for the Republican Party, with a substantial conservative population. The area has strong religious ties, containing a substantial number of evangelical Christians. The Gerald R. Ford International Airport is located within the county. Steelcase is an international office furniture company. ... Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is a 125-acre botanical garden and outdoor sculpture park located in Grand Rapids Township, Michigan in Kent County. ... This article is about the modern United States Republican Party. ... Evangelicalism, in a strictly lexical, but rarely used sense, refers to all things that are implied in belief that Jesus is the savior. ... Gerald R. Ford International Airport (IATA: GRR, ICAO: KGRR) is a commercial airport located a few miles southeast of Grand Rapids, Michigan. ...

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Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 574,335 people, 212,890 households, and 144,126 families residing in the county. The population density was 259/km² (671/mi²). There were 224,000 housing units at an average density of 101/km² (262/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 83.13% White, 8.93% Black or African American, 0.52% Native American, 1.86% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 3.34% from other races, and 2.16% from two or more races. 7.00% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ...


There were 212,890 households out of which 35.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.30% were married couples living together, 11.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.30% were non-families. 25.60% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.00% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.20. A marriage is a relationship between or among individuals, usually recognized by civil authority and/or bound by the religious beliefs of the participants. ...


In the county the population was spread out with 28.30% under the age of 18, 10.50% from 18 to 24, 31.20% from 25 to 44, 19.70% from 45 to 64, and 10.40% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 96.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.70 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $45,980, and the median income for a family was $54,770. Males had a median income of $39,878 versus $27,364 for females. The per capita income for the county was $21,629. 8.90% of the population and 6.30% of families were below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 10.20% are under the age of 18 and 7.50% are 65 or older. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ...

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,259 km² (872 mi²). 2,217 km² (856 mi²) of it is land and 41 km² (16 mi²) of it (1.84%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ...

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Rivers

The Grand River flows through the county from its eastern border to the west. It has three tributaries in Kent County, listed in order of convergence: Pedestrian bridge over the Grand River in downtown Lansing The Grand River is the longest river in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... A tributary (or affluent or confluent) is a contributory stream, a river that does not reach the sea, but joins another major river (a parent river), to which it contributes its waters, swelling its discharge. ...

  • Flat River, enters the county from the east, and joins the Grand from the north, in Lowell.
  • Thornapple River, enters the county from the south, and joins the Grand in Ada.
  • Rogue River, enters the county from the north, and joins the Grand in Belmont.
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Flat River in Michigan Flat River is a river in Michigan that runs through Montcalm County, Ionia County, and Kent County, flowing into the Grand River at Lowell. ... Lowell is a city in Kent County of the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Ada Township is a township located in Kent County, Michigan, United States. ... The Rogue River is a river in the in U.S. state of Michigan. ... Plainfield Township is a charter township located in Kent County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ...

Adjacent Counties

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Allegan County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Barry County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Ionia County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Montcalm County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Muskegon County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Newaygo County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Ottawa County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. ...

Government

The county government operates the jail, maintains rural roads, operates the major local courts, keeps files of deeds and mortgages, maintains vital records, administers public health regulations, and participates with the state in the provision of welfare and other social services. The county board of commissioners controls the budget but has only limited authority to make laws or ordinances. In Michigan, most local government functions — police and fire, building and zoning, tax assessment, street maintenance, etc. — are the responsibility of individual cities and townships. Vital records are records of life events kept under governmental authority, including birth certificates, marriage licenses, and death certificates. ... Public health is concerned with threats to the overall health of a community based on population health analysis. ... In local government in the United States, a county commission is a group of elected officials charged with adminstering the county government. ...

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Kent County Elected Officials

(information as of February 2006) The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... This article is about the modern United States Republican Party. ... Look up Sheriff in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... The term county clerk has been commonly applied, in several English-speaking countries, to an influential employee of a county administration. ... Recorder of deeds refers to the government office that maintains records of transfers of real estate, as well as many other public documents. ... In many governments, a treasurer is the person responsible for running the treasury. ... A drain commissioner is an elected official in most Michigan counties. ...

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Prominent Former Officials

  • Terri Lynn Land, Clerk-Register in 1993-2000, now Michigan Secretary of State
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Terri Lynn Land is Michigans 41st Secretary of State. ...

Cities, villages, and townships

A Public Land Survey System survey of Kent County in 1885, showing 16 named townships and sectional subdivisions.
A Public Land Survey System survey of Kent County in 1885, showing 16 named townships and sectional subdivisions.
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1885 Kent County Michigan USA map illustrating township-section system Includes towns, townships, lakes, etc. ... The Public Land Survey System (PLSS) is a method used in the United States to survey and identify land parcels, particularly for titles and deeds of rural, wild or undeveloped land. ... 1885 (MDCCCLXXXV) is a common year starting on Thursday. ...

Cities, villages, and unincorporated communities

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Ada Township is a township located in Kent County, Michigan, United States. ... The Charter Township of Caledonia is a charter township in Kent County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Categories: US geography stubs | Kent County, Michigan | Unincorporated communities in Michigan ... Plainfield Township is a charter township located in Kent County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Byron Center is an unincorporated community in Kent County in the U.S. state of Michigan It is a Census-designated place (CDP) used for statistical purposes. ... A census-designated place (CDP) is an area identified by the United States Census Bureau for statistical reporting. ... ft:There are also three Caledonia Townships in Michigan. ... Cannonsburg is an unincorporated community within Cannon Township, Kent County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Cascade Charter Township is a charter township of Kent County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Casnovia is a village located in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Cedar Springs is a city located in Kent County, Michigan, United States, 20 minutes north of Michigans second largest city, Grand Rapids. ... Comstock Park is an unincorporated community located in Kent County, Michigan, United States. ... A census-designated place (CDP) is an area identified by the United States Census Bureau for statistical reporting. ... Cutlerville is an unincorporated community located in Kent County, Michigan, United States. ... A census-designated place (CDP) is an area identified by the United States Census Bureau for statistical reporting. ... East Grand Rapids is a city located in Kent County, Michigan, United States. ... For other places named Forest Hills, see Forest Hills. ... A census-designated place (CDP) is an area identified by the United States Census Bureau for statistical reporting. ... Flag Nickname: Furniture City Location Location of Grand Rapids within Kent County, Michigan Coordinates: Government Country State County United States Michigan Kent Mayor George Heartwell Geographical characteristics Area 45. ... Grandville is a city located in Kent County, Michigan, United States. ... Kent City is a village located in Kent County, Michigan, United States. ... Kentwood is a city in Kent County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Lowell is a city in Kent County of the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Northview is an unincorporated community in Kent County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... A census-designated place (CDP) is an area identified by the United States Census Bureau for statistical reporting. ... Rockford is a city in Kent County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Sand Lake is a village located in Kent County, Michigan, United States. ... Sparta is a village located in Kent County, Michigan, United States. ... Walker is a city located in Kent County, Michigan, United States. ... Wyoming is a city in Kent County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ...

Townships

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Ada Township is a township located in Kent County, Michigan, United States. ... Algoma Township is a township located in Kent County, Michigan, United States. ... Alpine Township is a township in Kent County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Bowne Township is a township located in Kent County, Michigan, United States. ... There is also the village of Byron in Shiawassee County, Michigan. ... The Charter Township of Caledonia is a charter township in Kent County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Cannon Township is a township located in Kent County, Michigan, United States. ... Cascade Charter Township is a charter township in Kent County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Courtland Township is a township located in Kent County, Michigan, United States. ... There is also Gaines Township in Genesee County. ... Grand Rapids Charter Township is a charter township located in Kent County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Grattan Township is a township located in Kent County, Michigan, United States. ... Lowell Township is a township located in Kent County, Michigan, United States. ... Nelson Township is a township located in Kent County, Michigan, United States. ... Oakfield Township is a township located in Kent County, Michigan, United States. ... Plainfield Township is a charter township located in Kent County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Solon Township is a township located in Kent County, Michigan, United States. ... Sparta Township is a township located in Kent County, Michigan, United States. ... Spencer Township is a township located in Kent County, Michigan, United States. ... Tyrone Township is a township located in Kent County, Michigan, United States. ... Vergennes Township is a township located in Kent County, Michigan, United States. ...

External links

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Topics

Governor | Legislature | Supreme Court | History Image File history File links Flag_of_Michigan. ... A state of the United States is any one of the fifty subnational entities referred to as a state (although four officially favor the term commonwealth) which, along with the District of Columbia, under the provisions of the United States Constitution form the United States of America. ... Official language(s) None (English, de-facto) Capital Lansing Largest city Detroit Area  Ranked 11th  - Total 97,990 sq mi (253,793 km²)  - Width 239 miles (385 km)  - Length 491 miles (790 km)  - % water 41. ... Michigan State Capitol Flag Seal Location Location in Ingham County, Michigan1 Coordinates: , Government Country State County United States Michigan Ingham, Eaton, Clinton Mayor Virg Bernero (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 35. ... Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, site of first U.S. capital. ... Jennifer Mulhern Granholm (born February 5, 1959) is the current Governor of the U.S. state of Michigan and is a member of the Democratic Party. ... The Michigan Legislature is the state legislature of the U.S. state of Michigan. ... The Michigan Supreme Court is the highest court in the State of Michigan, that is the court of last resort. ... The following is a timeline of the history of Michigan, USA. // Early European 1620 Étienne Brûlé and his fellow explorers from Grenoble, France, were probably the first white men to see Lake Superior. ...

Regions

Upper Peninsula: Copper Country | Keweenaw Peninsula This list of regions of the United States includes official (governmental) and non-official areas within the borders of the United States, not including U.S. states, the federal district of Washington, D.C. or standard subentities such as cities or counties. ... The Upper Peninsula of Michigan is the northern of the two major land masses that comprise the U.S. state of Michigan. ... The Copper Country is an area in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan in the United States, including most of Keweenaw, Houghton, Baraga and Ontonagon counties. ... The Keweenaw Peninsula is the most northern part of Michigans Upper Peninsula. ...

Lower Peninsula: Central Michigan | Southeastern Michigan (including Metro Detroit) | Michiana | Northern Michigan | The Thumb | Southern Michigan | Western Michigan The regions of lower Michigan and their major cities are identified on this map. ... The Lower Peninsula of Michigan, including major regions. ... Southeast Michigan is a region in the Lower Peninsula of the U.S. state of Michigan that is home to a majority of the states residents, businesses, and industries. ... Metro Detroit is a major United States metropolitan area encompassing the city of Detroit, Michigan. ... Michiana is a region in northern Indiana and southwest Michigan centered around the city of South Bend, Indiana. ... Northern Michigan - or more properly Northern Lower Michigan - is a region of the U.S. state of Michigan, popular as a tourist destination, resort area, and vacation area. ... The Thumb is a region of Michigan, so named because the Lower Peninsula is shaped like a mitten; thus the Thumb is the area that looks like the thumb of the mitten. ... Southern Michigan is a region in the Lower Peninsula of the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Western Michigan, also known as West Michigan, is a region of the U.S. State of Michigan. ...

Cities

Ann Arbor | Battle Creek | Bay City | Canton | Clinton Township | Dearborn | Detroit | East Lansing | Flint | Grand Rapids | Jackson | Kalamazoo | Lansing | Livonia | Midland | Pontiac | Rochester Hills | Saginaw | Shelby | Southfield | Sterling Heights | Taylor | Troy | Warren | West Bloomfield | Westland This is a list of cities, villages and townships in Michigan, arranged in alphabetical order. ... For the railroad company, see Ann Arbor Railroad. ... Battle Creek is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan, in northeast Calhoun County. ... Bay City is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan, located near the base of the Saginaw Bay on Lake Huron. ... The Charter Township of Canton, usually called just Canton, is a charter township in Wayne County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... The Charter Township of Clinton, usually referred to as Clinton Township, is a charter township located in Macomb County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Location Location in Michigan Coordinates , Government Country State County United States Michigan Wayne County Mayor Geographical characteristics Area     City 24. ... Nickname: Motto: Speramus Meliora; Resurget Cineribus (Latin for, We Hope For Better Things; It Shall Rise From the Ashes) Location in Wayne County, Michigan Coordinates: Country United States State Michigan County Wayne County Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick Area    - City 370. ... Flag Seal Location Location in Michigan Coordinates , Government Country State County United States Michigan Ingham & Clinton Counties Mayor Samir Singh Geographical characteristics Area     City 11. ... Flint, Michigan is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan, located along the Flint River, 66 miles (106 km) northwest of Detroit. ... Flag Nickname: Furniture City Location Location of Grand Rapids within Kent County, Michigan Coordinates: Government Country State County United States Michigan Kent Mayor George Heartwell Geographical characteristics Area 45. ... Jackson is a city located in the south central area of the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Nickname: The Mall City Official website: www. ... Michigan State Capitol Flag Seal Location Location in Ingham County, Michigan1 Coordinates: , Government Country State County United States Michigan Ingham, Eaton, Clinton Mayor Virg Bernero (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 35. ... Livonia is a city located in the northwest part of Wayne County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Midland is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Pontiac is a city located in Oakland County, Michigan. ... Rochester Hills is a city in Oakland County of the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Saginaw redirects here. ... The Charter Township of Shelby, sometimes referred to as simply Shelby, is a charter township located in Macomb County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Southfield is a city located in Oakland County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Sterling Heights is a city in Macomb County of the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Taylor is a city located in Wayne County, Michigan. ... Troy is a city in Oakland County of the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Warren is a city in Macomb County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... West Bloomfield Township is a charter township in Oakland County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Westland is a city located in Wayne County, Michigan. ...

Counties

Alcona | Alger | Allegan | Alpena | Antrim | Arenac | Baraga | Barry | Bay | Benzie | Berrien | Branch | Calhoun | Cass | Charlevoix | Cheboygan | Chippewa | Clare | Clinton | Crawford | Delta | Dickinson | Eaton | Emmet | Genesee | Gladwin | Gogebic | Grand Traverse | Gratiot | Hillsdale | Houghton | Huron | Ingham | Ionia | Iosco | Iron | Isabella | Jackson | Kalamazoo | Kalkaska | Kent | Keweenaw | Lake | Lapeer | Leelanau | Lenawee | Livingston | Luce | Mackinac | Macomb | Manistee | Marquette | Mason | Mecosta | Menominee | Midland | Missaukee | Monroe | Montcalm | Montmorency | Muskegon | Newaygo | Oakland | Oceana | Ogemaw | Ontonagon | Osceola | Oscoda | Otsego | Ottawa | Presque Isle | Roscommon | Saginaw | Sanilac | Schoolcraft | Shiawassee | St. Clair | St. Joseph | Tuscola | Van Buren | Washtenaw | Wayne | Wexford Michigan counties The boundaries of counties in the U.S. state of Michigan have not changed since 1897. ... Alcona County is a county of the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Alger County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Allegan County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Alpena County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Antrim County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Arenac County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Baraga County is a county located in the state of Michigan, named after Bishop Frederic Baraga. ... Barry County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Bay County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Benzie County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Berrien County is a county located in the extreme southwest of the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Calhoun County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Cass County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Charlevoix County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... For other places with this name, see Cheboygan. ... Chippewa County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Clare County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Alternate use: There are several other places named Clinton, Michigan. ... Crawford County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Delta County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Dickinson County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Eaton County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Location in the state of Michigan Formed April 1, 1840 Seat Petoskey Area  - Total  - Water 2,285 km² (882 mi²) 1,073 km² (414 mi²) 46. ... Location in the state of Michigan Formed 1837 Seat Flint Area  - Total  - Water 1,682 km² (649 mi²) 25 km² (10 mi²) 1. ... Gladwin County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Gogebic County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Grand Traverse County is a county located in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Gratiot County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Hillsdale County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Houghton County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Huron County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Ingham County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Ionia County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Iosco County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Iron County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Isabella County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Jackson County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Kalamazoo County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Kalkaska County is a county located in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Keweenaw County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Lake County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Lapeer County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Leelanau countryside Leelanau County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Lenawee County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Livingston County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Luce County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Mackinac County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Macomb County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Manistee County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Marquette County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Mason County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Mecosta County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Menominee County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Midland County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Missaukee County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Monroe County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Montcalm County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Montmorency County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Muskegon County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Newaygo County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Oakland County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Oceana County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Ogemaw County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Ontonagon County is a county of the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Osceola County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Oscoda County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Otsego County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Ottawa County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Presque Isle County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Roscommon County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Saginaw County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Sanilac County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Schoolcraft County is a county in the Upper Peninsula of the state of Michigan. ... Shiawassee County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... St. ... St. ... Tuscola County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Van Buren County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Washtenaw County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Wayne County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Wexford County is a county located in the U.S. state of Michigan. ...


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accessKent | About Kent County, Michigan (2118 words)
The County seat, Grand Rapids, has a population of 187,000 and is 150 miles west of Detroit; 180 miles northeast of Chicago; and 30 miles from Lake Michigan.
The median age of Kent County residents is 32.3 years; 29 percent of the population is under the age of 18, and 9 percent are age 65 and older.
Of the 211,000 occupied housing units in Kent County, 74 percent are owner occupied and 26 percent are renter occupied.
Kent County, Michigan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (795 words)
Kent County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan.
Kent County is the economic and manufacturing center of West Michigan, with the Steelcase corporation based in the county.
The county is a traditional stronghold for the Republican Party, with a substantial conservative population.
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