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Encyclopedia > Pontiac, Michigan

Pontiac is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan named after the Ottawa Chief Pontiac. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 66,337. It is the county seat of Oakland County6. Considered a satellite city of Detroit, it is surrounded by affluent Metro Detroit suburbs. Although in the midst of these suburbs, Pontiac itself is an urban center with a significant manufacturing sector. Image File history File linksMetadata PontiacMichiganSeal. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A state of the United States is any one of the fifty subnational entities of the... 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. ... The Ottawa (also Odawa, Odaawa, Outaouais, or Trader) are a Native American and First Nations people. ... No authentic images of Pontiac are known to exist. ... 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. ... Oakland County is a county in the U.S. state of 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. ... Satellite cities are smaller municipalities that are adjacent to a major city which is the core of a metropolitan area. ... Motto: Speramus Meliora; Resurget Cineribus (We Hope For Better Things; It Shall Rise From the Ashes - this motto was adopted after the disastrous 1805 fire that devastated the city) Nickname: The Motor City and Motown Location in Wayne County, Michigan Founded Incorporated July 24, 1701 1815  County Wayne County Mayor... A simulated-color satellite image of Metro Detroit, with Windsor across the river, taken on NASAs Landsat 7 satellite. ...


The city is best-known for its General Motors manufacturing plants and the GM automobile brand, Pontiac, which was first produced in and named after the city. Also of note is the Pontiac Silverdome, the stadium that hosted the Detroit Lions from 1975 until 2002. General Motors Corporation (NYSE: GM), also known as GM, is an American automobile maker with worldwide operations and brands including Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Holden, Hummer, Opel, Pontiac, Saturn, Saab and Vauxhall. ... This article concerns the automobile; for the Native American leader, see Chief Pontiac, for other uses see the disambiguation page. ... A disputed record setting 93,173 fans in attendance for WrestleMania III at the Pontiac Silverdome. ... City Detroit, Michigan Team colors Honolulu Blue, Silver, and Black Head Coach Rod Marinelli Owner William Clay Ford, Sr. ...

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Geography

Location of Pontiac, Michigan

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 52.3 km² (20.2 mi²). 51.8 km² (20.0 mi²) of it is land and 0.6 km² (0.2 mi²) of it (1.09%) is water. Adapted from Wikipedias MI county maps by Seth Ilys. ... The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) 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. ...


The city is bounded by the City of Auburn Hills to the east and north, the City of Lake Angelus to the north, Waterford Township to the west, and Bloomfield Hills and Township to the south. Auburn Hills is a city in Oakland County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Lake Angelus is a city located in Oakland County, Michigan. ... Waterford Township is charter township of Oakland County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Bloomfield Hills is a city located in Oakland County, Michigan. ...


The defunct civil township, which was known as Pontiac Township, initially included what are now the cities of Pontiac, Lake Angelus, and Auburn Hills. The township incorporated as the City of Auburn Hills in 1983. Although the township no longer exists as a civil entity, it is still used as a survey township for land use purposes. A civil township is a widely-used unit of local government in the United States, subordinate to a county. ... Pontiac Township is a defunct civil township in Oakland County, Michigan. ... Survey township, sometimes called Congressional township, as used by the United States Public Land Survey System, refers to a square unit of land, that is nominally six (U.S. Survey) miles (~9. ...


Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 66,337 people, 24,234 households, and 15,267 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,281.3/km² (3,318.2/mi²). There were 26,336 housing units at an average density of 508.7/km² (1,317.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 39.09% White, 47.92% African American, 0.58% Native American, 2.40% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 6.47% from other races, and 3.50% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 12.76% of the population. 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. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 24,234 households out of which 33.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 31.5% were married couples living together, 25.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.0% were non-families. 29.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 3.32. Matrimony redirects here. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 30.6% under the age of 18, 10.3% from 18 to 24, 32.3% from 25 to 44, 18.3% from 45 to 64, and 8.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 94.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.3 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $31,207, and the median income for a family was $36,391. Males had a median income of $31,961 versus $24,765 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,842. About 18.0% of families and 22.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 29.3% of those under age 18 and 15.7% 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. ...


Education

Pontiac, Michigan runs two main high schools being Pontiac Central High School and Pontiac Northern High School. In recent years, many residents of southern Pontiac have begun sending their kids to Bloomfield Hills Schools causing a notable swell in the number of children attending those high schools, most notably Lahser High School Pontiac Central High School is one of the two public high schools in Pontiac, Michigan. ... Bloomfield Hills is a city located in Oakland County, Michigan. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ...


Culture

Regionally, the city is known for the Arts, Beats and Eats Festival, a widely attended summer festival featuring an art show, musical concert venues, and a sampling of food from numerous regional restaurants.


The city is at the north end of the famous Woodward Avenue, known in the 1950s and 1960s as being popular with young people who would "cruise" and drag-race their hot-rods in the area. Pontiac participates in the annual Woodward Dream Cruise, an event celebrating Woodward's hot-rod history, stretching from Pontiac to Detroit. Michigan State Highway 1 or M-1 is a north-south state highway in Michigan. ... // Recovering from World War II and its aftermath, the economic miracle emerged in West Germany and Italy. ... The 1960s decade refers to the years from January 1, 1960 to December 31, 1969, inclusive. ... T-Bucket hot rod Hot rods are older, often historical, cars. ... Woodward Dream Cruise crowd in 2004, the 10th anniversary Vintage hotrods abound at this event The Woodward Dream Cruise is a classic car festival held annually on the third Saturday of August. ...


The city is sometimes referred to as "the Yak" by locals. Many younger residents are proud to claim the side of the city they hail from. The 300 and 400 address blocks are also other ways in which locals claim homestead in Pontiac. Numerous Hispanic immigrants also live in Pontiac, comprising an additional level of cultural diversity.


Transportation

Amtrak, the national passenger rail system, operates its Wolverine from Pontiac to Chicago via Detroit and Battle Creek, Michigan. Service is three times daily, both arriving and departing. Acela Express in West Windsor, NJ Amtrak Cascades service with tilting Talgo trainsets in Seattle, Washington Amtrak train in downtown Orlando, Florida For other uses, see Amtrak (disambiguation). ... Michigan Services is an umbrella term used by Amtrak to encompass three separate routes which originate from Chicago, Illinois and run into southern and central Michigan. ... Nickname: The Windy City, The Second City, Chi Town, City of the Big Shoulders, The 312, The City that Works Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location in Chicagoland and Illinois Coordinates: Country United States State Illinois County Cook & DuPage Incorporated March 4, 1837  - Mayor... 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. ... Battle Creek is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan, in northeast Calhoun County. ...


Commuter rail service was once provided by Grand Trunk Western Railroad (GTW) and later Southeastern Michigan Transportation Authority (SEMTA) from Pontiac to downtown Detroit. This service ended on October 17, 1983, after subsidies were discontinued. Efforts continue to this day to restore such commuter service. A Connex commuter train stands by the platform in Melbourne, Australia Regional rail systems, or commuter rail systems, usually provide a rail service through a central business district area into suburbs or other locations that draw large numbers of people on a daily basis. ... 1887 map of GTW predecessor railroads Grand Trunk Western Railroad Incorporated (AAR reporting mark GTW) is the American arm of Canadian National (CN; AAR reporting mark CNA) operating in Michigan, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio. ... 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. ... October 17 is the 290th day of the year (291st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Class one freight rail service is provided by Canadian National Railway (CN), which also operates a large classification yard in Pontiac serving the local auto industry. The Canadian National Railway (CN; AAR reporting marks CN, CNA, CNIS), known as Canadian National Railways (CNR) between 1918 and 1960, and Canadian National/Canadien National (CN) from 1960 to present, is a Canadian Class I railway operated by Canadian National Railway Company headquartered in Montreal, Quebec. ...


Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation (SMART) operates local and regional bus transit. The Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation (SMART) is the public transit operator serving suburban Detroit, Michigan. ...


The major thoroughfares in the city are: Woodward Avenue (M-1), Huron Street (M-59), and Telegraph Road (US 24). Portions of Woodward Avenue were once known as "Saginaw Street" and "Wide Track Drive" (the portion of Saginaw Street that runs through the downtown business district remains under that name). Michigan State Highway 1 or M-1 is a north-south state highway in Michigan. ... M-59 is an east-west highway that crosses the northern part of Metropolitan Detroit in the US state of Michigan. ... U.S. Route 24, a dual north-south/east-west route, is one of the original United States highways of 1926. ...


Public Safety

Star EMS, an EMS provider, is contracted with the city to respond along with the Fire Dept. for 911 medical and traumatic emergencies. EMS or Ems may refer to: // E. M. S. Namboodiripad, for many years General Secretary of the Communist Party of India and the first Chief Minister of the state of Kerala. ...


Government

The following are governors of the Territory of Michigan and the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Jennifer Mulhern Granholm (born February 5, 1959) is a Canadian-born American politician and the current Governor of the U.S. state of Michigan. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ... The Michigan Senate is the upper body of the Michigan state legislature. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ... Cora B. Anderson House of Representatives Office Building, Downtown Lansing The Michigan State House of Representatives is the lower body of the Michigan Legislature. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ... Seal of the U.S. Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the bicameral United States Congress, the other being the House of Representatives. ... Carl Milton Levin (born June 28, 1934) is a Democratic United States Senator from Michigan. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ... Seal of the U.S. Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the bicameral United States Congress, the other being the House of Representatives. ... Deborah Ann Debbie Stabenow (born April 29, 1950) is a Democratic United States Senator from Michigan. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ... Seal of the House of Representatives The United States House of Representatives (or simply the House) is one of the two chambers of the United States Congress, the other being the Senate. ... Sander Martin Levin, known as Sandy Levin, (born September 6, 1931) is a Democratic U.S. Representative from the 12th Congressional District in Michigan. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ... United States House of Representatives, Michigan District 12 is a United States Congressional District located just north of Detroit. ...

Notable Current and Former Residents

The cover of Geri Allens 2004 album The Life of a Song. ... Cover from album by Bud Powell. ... Jim Bates (born May 31, 1946, in Pontiac, Michigan) is an American football coach. ... Walter Beach III was an American college and professional football player. ... NFL logo For other uses of the abbreviation NFL, see NFL (disambiguation). ... Sven Birkerts (b. ... An essayist is an author who writes compositions which can be about any particular subject. ... Tim Birtsas (born September 5, 1960 in Pontiac, Michigan), is a former professional baseball player who pitched in the Major Leagues from 1985–1986 and from 1988–1990. ... Decompoze is a hip hop producer and rapper from Pontiac, Michigan. ... Steven Roy Howe (March 10, 1958 – April 28, 2006) was an American left-handed relief pitcher in Major League Baseball who spent most of his career with the Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Yankees. ... Major League Baseball (MLB) is the highest level of play in professional baseball in North America. ... As Dr. Kerry Weaver on ER Laura Elizabeth Innes is an American actress and director. ... Brent W. Jett, Jr. ... For other uses, see Astronaut (disambiguation). ... Hayes W. Jones (born August 4, 1938) is a former American athlete, winner of 110 m hurdles at the 1964 Summer Olympics. ... Thad Jones Thaddeus Joseph Jones (March 28, 1923 - August 21, 1986) was an American jazz trumpeter. ... Jazz is a musical art form that originated in New Orleans at around the start of the 20th century. ... Tony Lucca // Born in Pontiac, Michigan on January 23rd, 1976. ... Allen Al Miller (April 28, 1907 Pontiac, Michigan – August 18, 1967 Standish, Michigan) was an American racecar driver active in the 1930s and 1940s. ... Donald R. Moyer was a soldier in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. ... The Medal of Honor is the highest military decoration awarded by the United States. ... Combatants United Nations: Republic of Korea  Australia  Belgium Canada  Colombia Ethiopia  France Greece  Netherlands  New Zealand  Philippines South Africa  Thailand  Turkey  United Kingdom United States Medical staff:  Denmark  Australia  Italy  Norway  Sweden Communist states: Democratic People’s Republic of Korea People’s Republic of China  Soviet Union Commanders Syngman Rhee... Evaline Ness (born Evaline Michelow; April 24, 1911 in Union City, Ohio- August 12, 1986) grew up in Pontiac, Michigan. ... The Caldecott Medal is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children published that year. ... Joseph R. Ouellette was a soldier in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. ... Howard Howdy Quicksell, born 1901 - died in Pontiac, Michigan October 30, 1953. ... Israel B. Richardson (1815 – 1862) was a United States Army officer during the Mexican-American War and Civil War. ... Insignia of a United States Air Force Major General German Generalmajor Insignia Major General is a military rank used in many countries. ... Combatants United States of America (Union) Confederate States of America (Confederacy) Commanders Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee Strength 2,200,000 1,064,000 Casualties 110,000 killed in action, 360,000 total dead, 275,200 wounded 93,000 killed in action, 258,000 total... Walker D. Russell (born October 26, 1960, in Pontiac, Michigan) is an American former professional basketball player. ... The National Basketball Association of the United States and Canada, commonly known as the NBA, is the premier professional basketball league in North America. ... Sicily Sewell is an African-American actress. ... Jeff Webb (born in 1984) is an American football wide receiver for the National Football League Kansas City Chiefs. ... Moses Wisner (June 3, 1815–January 5, 1863) was a politician and soldier from the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Michigan Governors Territorial Governors State Governors From statehood until the election of 1966, governors were elected to two-year terms. ...

External links

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Topics

Governor | Lt. Governor | Legislature | Supreme Court | History | Michiganders Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Michigan. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A state of the United States is any one of the fifty subnational entities of the... 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. ... Nickname: Capital City ,L-town ,da 517 ,51/7 ,capp town Location in Ingham County, Michigan1 Coordinates: Country United States State Michigan County Ingham, Eaton Mayor Virg Bernero (D) Area    - City 35. ... Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, site of first U.S. capital. ... Jennifer Mulhern Granholm (born February 5, 1959) is a Canadian-born American politician and the current Governor of the U.S. state of Michigan. ... John D. Cherry (1951 - ) is the current Lieutenant Governor of the State of Michigan. ... 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. ... // A list of notable people from the U.S. state of Michigan. ...

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 | Southeast 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. ... A simulated-color satellite image of Metro Detroit, with Windsor across the river, taken on NASAs Landsat 7 satellite. ... 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. ...

Largest cities

Ann Arbor | Battle Creek | Canton | Clinton | Dearborn | Dearborn Heights | Detroit | Farmington Hills | Flint | Grand Rapids | Kalamazoo | Lansing | Livonia | Novi | Pontiac | Redford | Rochester Hills | Royal Oak | Saginaw | St. Clair Shores | Shelby | Southfield | Sterling Heights | Taylor | Troy | Warren | West Bloomfield | Westland | Wyoming For the railroad company, see Ann Arbor Railroad. ... Battle Creek is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan, in northeast Calhoun County. ... 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 in Michigan Coordinates: Country United States State Michigan County Wayne County Mayor John B. O’Reilly, Jr. ... Dearborn Heights is a city in Wayne County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... 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. ... Farmington Hills is a city in Oakland County, Michigan, United States. ... Nickname: The Vehicle City, Buick City, Flint Town, Bedrock, The 810 Location of Flint within Genesee County, Michigan. ... Nickname: Location of Grand Rapids within Kent County, Michigan Coordinates: Country United States State Michigan County Kent  - Mayor George Heartwell Area    - City 45. ... Nickname: The Mall City Location of Kalamazoo within Kalamazoo County, Michigan Coordinates: Counties Kalamazoo County  - Mayor Hannah McKinney Area    - City 65. ... Nickname: Capital City ,L-town ,da 517 ,51/7 ,capp town Location in Ingham County, Michigan1 Coordinates: Country United States State Michigan County Ingham, Eaton Mayor Virg Bernero (D) Area    - City 35. ... Livonia is a city located in the northwest part of Wayne County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Novi is a city in Oakland County of the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Redford is a charter township in Wayne County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Rochester Hills is a city in Oakland County of the U.S. state of Michigan. ... The Star Dream by Marshall Fredericks in downtown Royal Oak Royal Oak is a city in Oakland County of the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Saginaw redirects here. ... Public beach in St. ... 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 in Oakland County of 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. ... Wyoming is a city in Kent County in the U.S. state of 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 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 in the U.S. 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 in the U.S. 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. ... Kent County is a county 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. ... 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NodeWorks - Encyclopedia: Pontiac, Michigan (677 words)
Also of note in the city is the Pontiac Silverdome, the stadium in which the Detroit Lions played until 2002.
The city is at the north end of the famous Woodward Avenue, known in the 1950's and 60's as being popular with young people who would "cruise" and drag-race their hot-rods in the area.
Pontiac participates in the annual Woodward Dream Cruise, an annual event celebrating Woodward's hot-rod history, streching from Pontiac to Detroit.
Court TV Online - T R I A L S - Michigan v. Abraham (1198 words)
Michigan prosecutors claim Abraham, only 11 at the time of the shooting, intended to kill Greene and should be prosecuted — and punished — as an adult.
One of the youngest murder defendants in the nation, Abraham has been charged under a controversial 1997 Michigan law that allows children under age 17 to be tried as adults for serious crimes.
Michigan prosecutors dismiss defense claims that the shooting was accidental, arguing that Abraham had practiced shooting the stolen rifle and was aiming at targets when he killed Greene.
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