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Encyclopedia > Macomb County, Michigan
Macomb County, Michigan
Map
Map of Michigan highlighting Macomb County
Location in the state of Michigan
Map of the U.S. highlighting Michigan
Michigan's location in the U.S.
Statistics
Founded January 15, 1818 [1]
Seat Mt. Clemens
Largest city Warren
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

570 sq mi (1,476 km²)
480 sq mi (1,243 km²)
89 sq mi (231 km²), 15.68%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

788,149
1,639/sq mi (633/km²)
Website: macombcountymi.gov

Macomb County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census the population was 788,149. The 2007 census estimate placed Macomb's population at 831,077. The county seat is Mt. Clemens[1]. Macomb County is part of the Detroit metro area, though the actual city of Detroit is located in neighboring Wayne County, south of 8 Mile Road. Macomb County encompasses 28 cities, townships and villages. These communities range from mature, inner-ring suburbs like the cities of Warren and Roseville to newer, wealthier locales such as Sterling Heights, Macomb Township, Shelby Charter Township, and Washington Township. The county was named for an early U.S. Army commander, Alexander Macomb, Jr.. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... Image File history File links Map_of_USA_MI.svg‎ File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Michigan ... For other uses of terms redirecting here, see US (disambiguation), USA (disambiguation), and United States (disambiguation) Motto In God We Trust(since 1956) (From Many, One; Latin, traditional) Anthem The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City National language English (de facto)1 Demonym American... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Mount Clemens is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Coordinates: , Country State County Macomb Incorporated 1957 Government  - Type Council-Strong Mayor  - Mayor Mark A. Steenbergh Area  - City  34. ... This article is about the physical quantity. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Population density per square kilometre by country, 2006 Population density map of the world in 1994. ... United States of America, showing states, divided into counties. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of... This article is about the U.S. State. ... The United States Census of year 2000, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Mount Clemens is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... The Detroit metropolitan area, often referred to as Metro Detroit, is the metropolitan area located in southeastern Michigan, centered on the city of Detroit. ... Detroit redirects here. ... Wayne County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Eight Mile Road Exit off of I-94 8 Mile road overpass 8 Mile Road forms the boundary between the city of Detroit, Michigan (and Wayne County) and Detroits northern suburbs in Oakland and Macomb Counties. ... Coordinates: , Country State County Macomb Incorporated 1957 Government  - Type Council-Strong Mayor  - Mayor Mark A. Steenbergh Area  - City  34. ... Roseville is a city in Macomb County in the U.S. state of Michigan, and is a part of the Metro Detroit area. ... Sterling Heights is a city in Macomb County of the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Macomb Township is a township of Macomb County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... The Charter Township of Shelby, usually referred to as Shelby Township, is a charter township of Macomb County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Washington Township is a township located in Macomb County, Michigan. ... The Army is the branch of the United States armed forces which has primary responsibility for land-based military operations. ... Alexander Macomb, Junior (3 April 1782 – 25 June 1841) was the commanding general of the United States Army from 29 May 1828 to 25 June 1841. ...

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 570 square miles (1,476 km²)—480 square miles (1,244 km²) of it is land and 89 square miles (231 km²) of it (15.68%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ...


Lake St. Clair borders the county on the east. Public beach on Lake St. ...


Far northern parts of the county can be considired to be in the Thumb region, such as Richmond and Armada. Map of Lower Peninsula with showing the definition of The Thumb. ... Richmond is a city located in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Armada is a village located in Macomb County, Michigan. ...


Adjacent counties

There are a number of lakes named Lake Saint Clair or Lake St Clair. ... Nickname: Coordinates: , Country Province County none–Single-tier municipality Established 1998 Government  - City Mayor Randy Hope  - Governing body Chatham-Kent Council  - MPs Bev Shipley (CPC) Dave Van Kesteren (CPC)  - MPPs Pat Hoy (OLP) Maria Van Bommel (OLP) Area  - City 2,458 km² (949 sq mi) Elevation 198 m (650 ft... Essex County covers the area at the very tip of Southwestern Ontario. ... This article is about the Canadian province. ... St. ... Lapeer County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Oakland County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Wayne County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. ...

Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1900 33,244
1910 32,606 -1.9%
1920 38,103 16.9%
1930 77,146 102.5%
1940 107,638 39.5%
1950 184,961 71.8%
1960 405,804 119.4%
1970 625,309 54.1%
1980 694,600 11.1%
1990 717,400 3.3%
2000 788,149 9.9%
Est. 2007 831,077 5.4%

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 788,149 people, 309,203 households, and 210,876 families residing in the county. The population density was 1,640 people per square mile (633/km²). There were 320,276 housing units at an average density of 667 per square mile (257/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 92.66% White, 2.71% Black or African American, 0.31% Native American, 2.14% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.39% from other races, and 1.77% from two or more races. 1.58% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 18.1% were of German, 17.1% Polish, 13.6% Italian, 7.5% Irish and 5.5% English ancestry according to Census 2000. 87.6% spoke English, 1.7% Italian, 1.4% Polish, 1.2% Spanish, 1.1% Arabic and 1.1% Syriac as their first language. 1900 US Census The Twelfth United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 76,212,168, an increase of 21. ... The Thirteenth United States Census was taken in 1910. ... The Fourteenth United States Census was taken in 1920. ... The Fifteenth United States Census was taken in 1930. ... The Sixteenth United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 132,164,569, an increase of 7. ... The Seventeenth United States Census was taken in 1950. ... The Eighteenth United States Census was taken in 1960. ... The Nineteenth United States Census was taken in 1970. ... The Twentieth United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 226,545,805, an increase of 11. ... The Twenty-first United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 248,709,873, an increase of 9. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... A stereotypical German The Germans (German: die Deutschen), or the German people, are a nation in the meaning an ethnos (in German: Volk), defined more by a sense of sharing a common German culture and having a German mother tongue, than by citizenship or by being subjects to any particular... You may also be looking for the plural of the word pole. ... Languages Italian, Sicilian, Neapolitan, Corsican, Sardinian, Emiliano-Romagnolo, Ligurian, Lombard, Piedmontese, Venetian, Ladin, Friulian Religions predominantly Roman Catholic      The Italians are a Southern European ethnic group found primarily in Italy and in a wide-ranging diaspora throughout Western Europe, the Americas and Australia. ... This article is about the English as an ethnic group and nation. ... The United States 2000 Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... Arabic redirects here. ... Syriac ( Suryāyā) is an Eastern Aramaic language that was once spoken across much of the Fertile Crescent. ...


Two Native American tribes had over 1000 people who self-identified with the tribe in Macomb County in 2000. 1781 county residents indicated that they were Cherokee on the census form. 1038 did the same for being Chippewa.[3] This is the tribe known as the Ojibwa. It should be kept in mind that whether someone marked "Ojibwa", "Chippewa" or "Anishabaag" it was all grouped together in the reported counts.


Among Asians groups, Macomb County has six with over 1000 people. The most numerous were the 5713 Asian Indians. Filipinos came in a close second numbering 4155, this includes many children who are Filipino on their mother's side and European-American on their father's side. Chinese number 2489. Koreans numbered 1853, while Vietnamese numbered 1557. There were 1103, the only Asian group without a nation to be so recognized.[4] It should be remembered that people from Iran and further west are classed as whites.


There were 309,203 households out of which 31.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.30% were married couples living together, 10.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.80% were non-families. 26.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.30% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.09. Matrimony redirects here. ...


In the county the population was spread out with 24.10% under the age of 18, 8.00% from 18 to 24, 31.50% from 25 to 44, 22.80% from 45 to 64, and 13.70% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 96.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.90 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $52,102, and the median income for a family was $62,816. Males had a median income of $48,303 versus $30,215 for females. The per capita income for the county was $24,446. About 4.00% of families and 5.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.00% of those under age 18 and 6.40% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


The years 2000-2005 saw the African American population in Macomb County more than double. This growth largely resulted from an exodus of African Americans from Detroit. By 2005 Census estimates for Macomb County showed it was 5.6% African American, meaning that the growth of the African-American population in the county had been well over 100% in the last 5 years. The percentage of Asians had risen to 2.9%, largely fueled by the exodus of the eastside Detroit Hmong population northward into Warren. The American Community Survey showed 1.5% of Macomb County's population reporting two or more races. A Hmong American is a resident of the United States who is of ethnic Hmong descent. ...


According to the 2006 American Community Survey the average family size is 3.15. The population of 25 and over is 571,463. 86.9% of that population has graduating from High school, 21% of that population has a Bachelor's degree or higher. About 14.3 of that population is disabled. 12.5% of Macomb's population can speak another language at home. A bachelors degree is usually an undergraduate academic degree awarded for a course or major that generally lasts for three, four, or in some cases and countries, five or six years. ...


History

The Ojibwa were the first settlers in the area. The first Europeans arrived in the area during the 17th century. A Moravian colony was established in the county in the late 18th Century. They included French fur trappers and missionaries. In addition to the original French and English, later settlers included Germans, Belgians and others who came directly from Europe. This article is about the native North American people. ...


Macomb County was formally organized on January 15, 1818 as the third county in the Michigan territory. At that time, it covered a much larger area than it does today. In 1819 and 1820, large portions of the county were removed to form the counties of Oakland, Lapeer, Genesee and St. Clair. The county was named in honor of General Alexander Macomb, Jr. a highly decorated veteran of the War of 1812. Alexander Macomb, Junior (3 April 1782 – 25 June 1841) was the commanding general of the United States Army from 29 May 1828 to 25 June 1841. ... This article is about the U.S.–U.K. war. ...


The county gained fame in the 1980s and '90s as a bellwether of state and national politics. Macomb's large cohort of working-class, socially conservative whites gave it one of the nation's most prominent concentrations of "Reagan Democrats", and outsider candidates with a conservative-populist bent have done well there in the past (e.g. George Wallace in 1968 and Pat Buchanan in 1992). This article is about Bellwethers in general. ... Statue of a coal miner in Charleston, WV, USA. Working class is a term used in academic sociology and in ordinary conversation. ... Social conservatism generally refers to a political ideology or personal belief system that advocates the conservation or resurrection of what one, or ones community, considers to be traditional morality and social structure. ... The term Reagan Democrat is used by political commentators to denote traditionally Democratic voters, especially white working-class Northerners, who defected from their party to support President Ronald Reagan, in both the 1980 and 1984 elections. ... Populism is a political ideology or rhetorical style that holds that the common person is oppressed by the elite in society, which exists only to serve its own interests, and therefore, the instruments of the State need to be grasped from this self-serving elite and instead used for the... This article is about the politician, former governor of Alabama and former presidential candidate. ... Patrick Joseph Pat Buchanan (born November 2, 1938) is an American politician, author, syndicated columnist and broadcaster. ...


Parks and recreation

Macomb County is home to more than 130 parks covering 12,000 acres (49 km²) managed by the state, regional, county, and local government. There are four major public parks in the County - Freedom Hill County Park, Macomb Orchard Trail, Metro Beach Metropark, and Stony Creek Metropark. The county also has 31 miles of shoreline and over 100 marinas. Sign along Black Creek welcoming boaters Metro Beach is a unit of the Huron-Clinton Metroparks system located roughly 16 miles north of Detroit, Michigan in Harrison Township, Macomb County. ... Stony Creek Metropark is a Huron-Clinton Metropark located predominantly in Washington Township, MI and Oakland Charter Township, MI, with a small portion in Shelby Township, MI. The park covers 4,461 acres (1,805 ha) with a large lake at its center. ...


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. A county jail is a place of detention for people awaiting trial, or for those who have been convicted of a misdemeanor and are serving a sentence of less than one year. ... Vital records are records of life events kept under governmental authority, including birth certificates, marriage licenses, and death certificates. ... In local government in some states of the United States, a county commission is a group of elected officials charged with administering the county government. ...


Macomb County Elected Officials

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Noted people from Macomb County

Actors/Actresses

David The Dave Lee Coulier (born September 21, 1959) is an American comedian, actor, and voice-over artist, best known for his portrayal of Joey Gladstone on Full House. ... St. ... Dean Cain (born as Dean George Tanaka on July 31, 1966 in Mount Clemens, Michigan) is an American actor who is best known for his role as comic book legend Superman in the television series Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, in which he co-starred with Teri... Mount Clemens is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Faye Grant (born July 16, 1957 in St. ... St. ...

Athletes

Derian Hatcher (born June 4, 1972 in Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA) is a professional ice hockey player. ... Sterling Heights is a city in Macomb County of the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Kevin Hatcher (b. ... Matthew Matt Hunwick (b. ... Coordinates: , Country State County Macomb Incorporated 1957 Government  - Type Council-Strong Mayor  - Mayor Mark A. Steenbergh Area  - City  34. ... June 25, 2000 - Selected by the Carolina Hurricanes in 2000 NHL Entry Drafty. ... Denny Felsner (b. ... Richard Alan Dick Enberg (born January 9, 1935 in Mount Clemens, Michigan) is an American sportscaster. ... Armada is a village located in Macomb County, Michigan. ... Michele Van Gorp (born May 10, 1977 in Warren, Michigan) is a professional basketball player in the Womens National Basketball Association (WNBA), most recently with the Minnesota Lynx. ... Duke University is a private coeducational research university located in Durham, North Carolina, United States. ... Cover of Drag Racing USA magazine, featuring Shirley Muldowney and her trademark pink dragster Shirley Muldowney (b. ... Bryan Herta (born on May 23, 1970 in Warren, Michigan) is an American race car driver in the Indy Racing Leagues IndyCar Series. ... Johnny White (January 18, 1932 - December 24, 1977), was an American racecar driver. ... John Andrew Smoltz (born May 15, 1967 in Warren, Michigan) is a Major League Baseball player. ... Steve Francis Phillips (born on May 18, 1963) was the general manager of the New York Mets from 1997-2003. ... Jim Sorgi (born December 3, 1980 in Fraser, MI) is an American football quarterback playing for the Indianapolis Colts. ... Craig Krenzel (July 1, 1981) is a former college and professional American football quarterback. ... Brian Rafalski (born September 28, 1973, in Dearborn, Michigan) is an American professional ice hockey player who plays defenceman for the New Jersey Devils of the National Hockey League. ... John DiGiorgio (born June 29, 1983 in Shelby Township, Michigan) is an American football linebacker who currently plays for the Buffalo Bills. ...

Musicians

Robert James Ritchie (born January 17, 1971 in Romeo, Michigan), better known as Kid Rock, is an American musician. ... Romeo is a village in Macomb County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Alice Cooper (born Vincent Furnier February 4, 1948) is an American rock singer, songwriter and musician whose career spans five decades. ... St. ... Mitch Ryder (born 26 February 1945) is an American musician born in Hamtramck, Michigan as William S. Levise Jr. ... Roseville is a city in Macomb County in the U.S. state of Michigan, and is a part of the Metro Detroit area. ... Justin Jeffre (b. ... This article is about the band. ... Mount Clemens is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Uncle Kracker (born Matthew Shafer, June 6, 1974, in Mount Clemens, Michigan) is an American rock, country, and rap-rock musician. ... Marshall Bruce Mathers III (born October 17, 1972), better known as Eminem or Slim Shady, is a Grammy and Academy Award-winning American rapper, record producer and actor from the Detroit, Michigan area. ... Coordinates: , Country State County Macomb Incorporated 1957 Government  - Type Council-Strong Mayor  - Mayor Mark A. Steenbergh Area  - City  34. ...

Other

David Edward Bonior (born June 6, 1945) was a politician from the U.S. state of Michigan, serving for 26 years in the U.S. House of Representatives. ... Mount Clemens is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Rep. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... Alexander Joseph Alex Groesbeck (November 7, 1873 - March 10, 1953) was an American politician. ... // Look up warren in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Butch Hartman Butch Hartman (Born January 10, 1965, Highland Park, Michigan) is an American animator, creator of Fairly Odd Parents, Crimson Chin, Crash Nebula, and Danny Phantom. ... New Baltimore is a city located in Macomb County, Michigan. ... Martha Edna Wright Griffiths (January 29, 1912 - April 22, 2003) was an American lawyer and judge before being elected to the United States House of Representatives in 1954. ... Armada is a village located in Macomb County, Michigan. ... Jerry M. Linenger, M.D., M.S.S.M., M.P.H., Ph. ... Eastpointe (formerly East Detroit) is a city in Macomb County of the U.S. state of Michigan. ...

Cities, villages, and townships

Armada Township is a township located in Macomb County, Michigan. ... Armada is a village located in Macomb County, Michigan. ... Bruce Township is a township located in Macomb County, Michigan. ... Center Line is a city in Macomb County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Chesterfield Township is a township located in Macomb County, 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. ... Eastpointe (formerly East Detroit) is a city in Macomb County of the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Fraser is a city in Macomb County of the U.S. state of Michigan. ... The Grosse Pointe Yacht Club Grosse Pointe Shores is a village located in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Harrison is a charter township in Macomb County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Lake Township is a township located in Macomb County, Michigan. ... Lenox Township is a township located in Macomb County, Michigan. ... Macomb Township is a township of Macomb County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Memphis is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Mount Clemens is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... New Baltimore is a city located in Macomb County, Michigan. ... Alternate use: There are two New Haven Townships in Michigan. ... Ray Township is a township in Macomb County, Michigan, in the United States. ... Richmond Township is a township located in Macomb County, Michigan. ... Richmond is a city located in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Romeo is a village in Macomb County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Roseville is a city in Macomb County in the U.S. state of Michigan, and is a part of the Metro Detroit area. ... The Charter Township of Shelby, usually referred to as Shelby Township, is a charter township of Macomb County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... St. ... Sterling Heights is a city in Macomb County of the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Utica is a city located in Macomb County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Coordinates: , Country State County Macomb Incorporated 1957 Government  - Type Council-Strong Mayor  - Mayor Mark A. Steenbergh Area  - City  34. ... Washington Township is a township located in Macomb County, Michigan. ...

High Schools

Anchor Bay High School is a four year secondary school located in Fair Haven, Michigan (Macomb County), and it is part of the Anchor Bay School District. ... Chippewa Valley High School is a public high school located in Clinton Township, Michigan. ... Cousino High School is a secondary school located in Warren, Michigan. ... Dakota High School is a public high school located in Macomb, Michigan, United States. ... De La Salle Collegiate High School is an all-boys Catholic high school run by the Lasallian Brothers. ... Eisenhower High School is a high school located in Shelby Township, Michigan with a record of competition successes. ... Fitzgerald High School is the local high school in Fitzgerald, Georgia and is the home of the Purple Hurricanes. ... Henry Ford II High school is a public school in Sterling Heights, Michigan, a suburb north of Detroit. ... Lakeshore High School (LHS) is a four year high school with grades 9-12 located in Stevensville, Michigan. ... The Lakeview School District is a school district in urban Battle Creek, Michigan. ... Mount Clemens High School was established in the 1800s. ... Richmond High School can refer to one of these schools: Richmond High School in Richmond, California Richmond Community High School in Richmond, Virginia This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title. ... Name Adlai E. Stevenson High School Address 1 Stevenson Drive City Lincolnshire, IL 60069 Phone 847-634-4000 Established 1965 Type Public Secondary Superintendent Dr. Timothy D. Kanold Principal Dr. Douglas Domeracki (since 2004) Religion None Students Coeducational Grades 9 to 12 Enrollment 4505 Students per teacher 16. ... Utica High School is a public high school located in Shelby Charter Township, Michigan, United States. ... Warren Woods Tower High School, commonly referred to as Tower, is a public high school in Warren, Michigan which educates students in grades 9–12. ...

Transportation

Air

Coleman A. Young International Airport (IATA: DET, ICAO: KDET) (formerly known as Detroit City Airport) is a municipal airport in Detroit, Michigan. ... Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (IATA: DTW, ICAO: KDTW), sometimes called Detroit Metropolitan Airport, Detroit Metro Wayne Airport, Metro Airport, or simply DTW, is a major airport in Romulus, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit. ... Romulus is a city in Wayne County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Northwest Airlines, Inc. ... Spirit Airlines is a United States low-cost airline operating nationwide scheduled and charter flights. ... Oakland County International Airport (IATA: PTK, ICAO: KPTK) is a large general aviation airport located in Waterford Township, Michigan. ... Waterford Township is a charter township of Oakland County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... For the airport in Alabama, see St. ... A statue of Thomas Edison with the Blue Water Bridge in the background. ... Selfridge Field is a joint military community reserve and National Guard training facility near Mt. ... Mount Clemens is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan. ...

Major Highways

(Ford Freeway) runs east-west through Detroit and serves Ann Arbor to the west (where it continues to Chicago) and Port Huron to the northeast. The stretch of the current I-94 freeway from Ypsilanti to Detroit was one of the first American limited-access freeways. Henry Ford built it to link his factories at Willow Run and Dearborn during World War II. It was called the Willow Run Expressway.
(Walter Reuther Freeway) runs east-west from the junction of I-96 and I-275, providing a route through the northern suburbs of Detroit.
M-3 Gratiot Avenue (M-3) is a major road that runs from Port Huron to downtown Detroit.
M-19
M-29
M-53 (Christopher Columbus Freeway from Sterling Heights to Washington), more commonly known as the Van Dyke Expressway or Van Dyke Freeway. Continues as Van Dyke Road or Van Dyke Avenue north to Port Austin and south through Warren to Gratiot Avenue in Detroit.
M-59 (Veterans Memorial Freeway from Utica to Pontiac), continues east as Hall Road to Clinton Township and west as various surface roads to I-96 near Howell
M-97
M-102 8 Mile Road, known by many due to the film 8 Mile, forms the dividing line between Detroit on the south and the suburbs of Macomb and Oakland counties on the north. It is also known as Baseline Road outside of Detroit, because it coincides with the baseline used in surveying Michigan; that baseline is also the boundary for a number of Michigan counties as well as the boundary for Illinois and Wisconsin. Designated as M-102 for much of its length in Wayne County.

Image File history File links I-94. ... Edsel Bryant Ford (November 6, 1893 – May 26, 1943), son of Henry Ford, was born in Detroit. ... For other uses, see Chicago (disambiguation). ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Willow Run Airport. ... Dearborn may refer to: Dearborn, Michigan Dearborn County, Indiana Dearborn, Missouri Fort Dearborn (Present-day Chicago) This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... M-112 was the state highway designation given to the Detroit-Willow Run expressway when it opened in 1942. ... Image File history File links I-696. ... Walter Philip Reuther (September 1, 1907 – May 10, 1970) was an American labor union leader, who made the United Automobile Workers a major force not only in the auto industry but also in the Democratic party]] in the mid 20th century. ... Image File history File links M-3. ... Gratiot Avenue - Began as a Native American hunting/travelling path (some say at was a military road). ... Gratiot Avenue - Began as a Native American hunting/travelling path (some say at was a military road). ... M-19 is a state trunkline in the state of Michigan. ... Image File history File links M-29. ... M-29 is a state trunkline that runs in a south-north direction from New Baltimore to Marysville. ... Image File history File links M-53. ... M-53 M-53 is the gateway route to The Thumb of Michigan, carrying vacationers to the many cottages and resorts located on Saginaw Bay and Lake Huron in the vicinity of Caseville and Port Austin. ... Sterling Heights is a city in Macomb County of the U.S. state of Michigan. ... While not officially named or posted as such, the so-called Van Dyke Freeway or Van Dyke Expressway is an 8. ... Coordinates: , Country State County Macomb Incorporated 1957 Government  - Type Council-Strong Mayor  - Mayor Mark A. Steenbergh Area  - City  34. ... Michigan State Highway 3, or M-3, is a north-south state highway in the U.S. state of Michigan in the Detroit metropolitan area. ... Image File history File links M-59. ... M-59 is an east-west highway that crosses the northern part of Metropolitan Detroit in the US state of Michigan. ... Utica is a city located in Macomb County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Clinton Charter Township, Michigan in Macomb County, Michigan ... Howell is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Image File history File links M-97. ... M-97 is a state trunkline in Michigan. ... Image File history File links M-102. ... M-102 is a highway in the U.S. state of Michigan, running along the northern boundary of Detroit. ... Eight Mile Road Exit off of I-94 8 Mile road overpass 8 Mile Road forms the boundary between the city of Detroit, Michigan (and Wayne County) and Detroits northern suburbs in Oakland and Macomb Counties. ... 8 Mile stars Eminem (Marshall Mathers) as the young white rapper Jimmy Smith Jr. ... This BLM map depicts the principal meridians and baselines used in the surveyal of the United States. ... Official language(s) English[1] Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Largest metro area Chicago Metropolitan Area Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (140,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... M-102 is a highway in the U.S. state of Michigan, running along the northern boundary of Detroit. ...

Other Major Roads

  • Jefferson Avenue is a scenic highway that runs parallel to the shore of the Detroit River and Lake St. Clair. It is also the principal thoroughfare for the Grosse Pointes, where it is called Lake Shore Drive. Another important dividing line between Detroit and the city of Grosse Pointe Park is Alter Road, where portions of some intersecting streets have been reconfigured or walled-off in order to thwart vehicular and pedestrian movement from Detroit into Grosse Pointe Park.
  • "Mile" roads: Surface street navigation in Metro Detroit is commonly anchored by "mile roads," major east-west surface streets that are spaced at one-mile intervals and increment as one travels north and away from the city center. Mile roads sometimes have two names, the numeric name (ex. 15 Mile Road) used in Macomb County and a local name (ex. Maple Road) used in Oakland County mostly.

Jefferson Avenue is a scenic road along the eastern part of Metro Detroit in the U.S. state of Michigan along Lake Erie, the Detroit River, and Lake Saint Clair. ... Landsat satellite photo, showing Lake Saint Clair, as well as St. ... There are a number of lakes named Lake Saint Clair or Lake St Clair. ... The Grosse Pointe Yacht Club St. ... Grosse Pointe Park is a city located in Wayne County, Michigan. ... Alter Road is a north-south street of approximately four miles length in southeastern Michigans Wayne County. ... The Mile Road System in southeast Michigan was established as a way to delineate east-west roads through the Detroit area and the surrounding rural rim. ...

References

2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 31st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 31st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ...

Bibliography and further reading

  • Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University, Bibliography on Macomb County

External links

Coordinates: 42°40′N 82°55′W / 42.67, -82.91 Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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