Gratiot County

Gratiot County, Michigan

County Courthouse 214 E Center St PO Box 437
Ithaca, MI 48847
Phone: (989) 875-5215
Fax: (989) 875-5284
www.gratiotcounty.org

In central MI, north of Lansing; established Mar 2, 1831 from Saginaw County. Name Origin: For Gen. Charles Gratiot (1786-1855), U.S. army officer who built Ft. Gratiot at Port Huron (1814); chief engineer of U.S. Army (1828-38)

Area (sq mi):: 571.61 (land 570.13; water 1.48) Population per square mile: 74.30
Population 2005: 42,345 State rank: 41 Population change: 2000-20005 0.10%; 1990-2000 8.50% Population 2000: 42,285 (White 89.90%; Black or African American 3.70%; Hispanic or Latino 4.40%; Asian 0.30%; Other 3.90%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 35.60
Income 2000: per capita $17,118; median household $37,262; Population below poverty level: 10.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,048-$22,287
Unemployment (2004): 8.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.50% Median travel time to work: 22.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 30.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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However, the low fund balance for Gratiot County is mitigated by its low debt burden and the small financial commitment to the project.
City of Ithaca: $243,900, to rehabilitate 15 homeowner occupied homes throughout Gratiot County.
s previously announced development of a 510-megawatt natural gas-fired electric power facility in North Star Township, Gratiot County, Michigan.
The certified facilities include the Brookfield, McKinley, Echo, Sigel and Minden wind parks in the Thumb area as well as the Gratiot Wind Park in Gratiot County.
Recently received grant money will enable the Gratiot County Jail to get some new control panels.
Hay 1923; Lane 1902; MacAlpin 1940); possibly two individuals from the Paw Paw River Bed, Berrien County (Hay 1923; Hubbard 1840, 1841; MacAlpin 1940); possibly two specimens from the Johnson sire, Genesee County (Shoshani 1989); parts of three specimens from south of Alma, Gratiot County (MacAlpin 1940); and two individuals from Henderson in Shiawassee County (Skeels 1962).
s development of a 510-megawatt natural gas-fired electric power facility in North Star Township, Gratiot County, Michigan.
Gratiot County Journal, Ithaca, MI, February 15, 1884--Mrs.
It was in sophisticated clothes and a businesslike manner that I had driven the 30 miles from my farm home to the city of Saginaw to accept the position of Gratiot County Correspondent.
Invenergy Wind LLC ("Invenergy") announced today it has arranged equity financing for its Gratiot County Wind Project ("Gratiot County Wind") in Michigan from GE Energy Financial Services, a unit of GE (NYSE: GE).
Gratiot County's 4-H program is qualified to secure a matching fund grant to set and expand a Gratiot County 4-H Endowment.
DTE also owns and operates the 110-MW Thumb Wind Park, which reached commercial operation in 2012, nearly half of the 213-MW Gratiot County Wind Project and the 75-MW Brookfield Wind Park, which started operating earlier this year in Huron County.