Grand Traverse County

Grand Traverse County, Michigan

400 Boardman Ave
Traverse City, MI 49684
Phone: (231) 922-4760
Fax: (231) 922-4658

On the northwest coast of MI on Grand Traverse Bay; organized as Omeena County Apr 1, 1840; name changed Apr 17, 1851. Name Origin: From French Le Grand Traverse 'the long crossing,' for the trail across the foot of Traverse Bay.

Area (sq mi):: 601.13 (land 465.07; water 136.06) Population per square mile: 180.60
Population 2005: 83,971 State rank: 24 Population change: 2000-20005 8.10%; 1990-2000 20.80% Population 2000: 77,654 (White 95.60%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 1.50%; Asian 0.50%; Other 2.50%). Foreign born: 2.10%. Median age: 37.70
Income 2000: per capita $22,111; median household $43,169; Population below poverty level: 5.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $28,912-$29,662
Unemployment (2004): 6.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.40% Median travel time to work: 20.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 11.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Traverse City County seat (14,508)

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    Recently, Smart911 helped save eleven minutes in response time by providing 9-1-1 call takers the exact address of a mobile phone caller in Grand Traverse county who was unable to communicate his location during his 9-1-1 call," explained Leah Hornacek, supervisor of Grand Traverse 9-1-1.
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    The Northwestern Regional Airport Commission will seek permission from Grand Traverse County commissioners for acquiring the former Charter Communications building at 701 South Airport Road.
    Police were called to the Grand Traverse County Civic Center in Michigan after 56-year-old Anthony Gerard Ciccone refused to leave the bathroom and began harassing staff, the Mirror reported.
    The Pavilions is operated by the Grand Traverse County Department of Human Services Board, which oversees a campus that was recognized last year as the national recipient of the Generations United Intergenerational Shared Site Award.
    The national co-champion American elm, a beautiful, classically shaped elm that graced a field in Grand Traverse County, Michigan, died after a two-year stuggle against Dutch elm disease.
    The Michigan Rural Property Inventory (MRPI) is used to profile the Centennial Farms of the Old Mission Peninsula, Grand Traverse County, Michigan.
    The school's police liaison officer lined up a team, while Mills' brother - with the Grand Traverse County Sheriff's Department - organized another.
    Another panelist, Jason Allen, is a Grand Traverse County Commissioner as well as well as a retailer who owns Captain's Quarters in Traverse City.
    Maxine Meach of Grand Traverse County, supporting the Grand Traverse Area Parkinson's Support Group
    Yet, as more than 1,000 municipalities have done, Grand Traverse County made Smart911 available to residents and Hoffman's wife had created a Safety Profile for her family, which gave dispatchers his home address.
    One--the national champion American elm, in Grand Traverse County, Michigan--has recently been declared dead from Dutch elm disease.

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