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Encyclopedia > Ogemaw County, Michigan
Ogemaw County, Michigan
Map
Map of Michigan highlighting Ogemaw County
Location in the state of Michigan
Map of the USA highlighting Michigan
Michigan's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1840
Seat West Branch
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,488 km² (575 mi²)
1,462 km² (564 mi²)
27 km² (10 mi²), 1.80%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

21,645
15/km² 

Ogemaw County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the population was 21,645. The county seat is West Branch6. Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Official language(s) None (English, de-facto) Capital Lansing Largest city Detroit Largest metro area Metro Detroit Area  Ranked 11th  - Total 97,990 sq mi (253,793 km²)  - Width 239 miles (385 km)  - Length 491 miles (790 km)  - % water 41. ... 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 ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... West Branch is a city located in Ogemaw County, Michigan. ... This article is about the physical quantity. ... 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. ... 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. ... 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... Official language(s) None (English, de-facto) Capital Lansing Largest city Detroit Largest metro area Metro Detroit Area  Ranked 11th  - Total 97,990 sq mi (253,793 km²)  - Width 239 miles (385 km)  - Length 491 miles (790 km)  - % water 41. ... 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. ... West Branch is a city located in Ogemaw County, Michigan. ... 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. ...

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,488 km² (575 mi²). 1,462 km² (564 mi²) of it is land and 27 km² (10 mi²) of it (1.80%) 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 English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Major highways

  • I-75
  • M-30
  • M-33
  • M-55

Image File history File links I-75. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Image File history File links M-30. ... M-30 is a state trunkline that runs in a south-north direction from Sanford to West Branch in the central lower peninsula of Michigan. ... Image File history File links M-33. ... M-33 is a highway in the U.S. state of Michigan that runs from Alger in Arenac County north to Cheboygan at the tip of the mitten of the Lower Peninsula of Michigan. ... Image File history File links M-55. ... M-55 M-55 is one of only three state highways that extend across the U.S. state of Michigans Lower Peninsula from Lake Huron to Lake Michigan, the others being M-46 and M-72. ...

Adjacent counties

Oscoda County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Iosco County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Arenac County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Gladwin County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Roscommon County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ...

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 21,645 people, 8,842 households, and 6,189 families residing in the county. The population density was 15/km² (38/mi²). There were 15,404 housing units at an average density of 11/km² (27/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 97.48% White, 0.13% Black or African American, 0.60% Native American, 0.38% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.13% from other races, and 1.25% from two or more races. 1.16% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 97.9% spoke only English at home. Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... 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. ... 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. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ...


There were 8,842 households out of which 27.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.40% were married couples living together, 8.80% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.00% were non-families. 25.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.20% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.87. Marriage is an interpersonal relationship with governmental, social, or religious recognition, usually intimate and sexual, and often created as a contract, or through civil process. ...


In the county the population was spread out with 23.50% under the age of 18, 6.40% from 18 to 24, 24.40% from 25 to 44, 27.00% from 45 to 64, and 18.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 98.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.50 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $30,474, and the median income for a family was $34,988. Males had a median income of $31,003 versus $20,544 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,768. About 11.00% of families and 14.00% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.50% of those under age 18 and 9.90% 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. ...


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. ...


Ogemaw County elected officials

(information as of September 2005) The prosecutor is the chief legal representative of the prosecution in countries adopting the common law adversarial system or the civil law inquisitorial system. ... 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. ... Look up Treasurer in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Recorder of deeds refers to the government office that maintains records of transfers of real estate, as well as many other public documents. ... A drain commissioner is an elected official in most Michigan counties. ...


Cities, villages, and townships

Churchill Township is a township located in Ogemaw County, Michigan. ... Cumming Township is a township located in Ogemaw County, Michigan. ... Edwards Township is a township located in Ogemaw County, Michigan. ... Foster Township is a township located in Ogemaw County, Michigan. ... Goodar Township is a township located in Ogemaw County, Michigan. ... Hill Township is a township located in Ogemaw County, Michigan. ... Horton Township is a township located in Ogemaw County, Michigan. ... Klacking Township is a township located in Ogemaw County, Michigan. ... Logan Township is a township located in Ogemaw County, Michigan. ... Mills Township is a township located in Ogemaw County, Michigan. ... Ogemaw Township is a township located in Ogemaw County, Michigan. ... Prescott is a village located in Ogemaw County, Michigan. ... Richland Township is a township located in Ogemaw County, Michigan. ... Rose City is a city in Ogemaw County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Rose Township is a township located in Ogemaw County, Michigan. ... Skidway Lake is an unincorporated community located in Ogemaw County, Michigan. ... A census-designated place (CDP) is an area identified by the United States Census Bureau for statistical reporting. ... There are other West Branch Townships in Michigan. ... West Branch is a city located in Ogemaw County, Michigan. ...

External links

  • Ogemaw County Website

Coordinates: 44°20′N 84°08′W / 44.33, -84.13 Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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Ogemaw County, Michigan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (362 words)
Ogemaw County is a county located in the state of Michigan.
In the county the population is spread out with 23.50% under the age of 18, 6.40% from 18 to 24, 24.40% from 25 to 44, 27.00% from 45 to 64, and 18.80% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $30,474, and the median income for a family is $34,988.
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