Washtenaw County

Washtenaw County, Michigan

PO Box 8645
Ann Arbor, MI 48107
Phone: (734) 222-6850
Fax: (734) 222-6715

In southeast MI, west of Detroit; original county; established Sept 10, 1822 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For the small stream running through the county; from an Ojibway word meaning 'on the river' or 'far off.'

Area (sq mi):: 722.53 (land 709.94; water 12.59) Population per square mile: 481.50
Population 2005: 341,847 State rank: 6 Population change: 2000-20005 5.90%; 1990-2000 14.10% Population 2000: 322,895 (White 75.90%; Black or African American 12.30%; Hispanic or Latino 2.70%; Asian 6.30%; Other 4.00%). Foreign born: 10.30%. Median age: 31.30
Income 2000: per capita $27,173; median household $51,990; Population below poverty level: 11.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $35,594-$38,323
Unemployment (2004): 4.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.90% Median travel time to work: 22.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 23.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Ann Arbor County seat (113,567)
  • Ypsilanti (22,214)

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    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources and the Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission are seeking public input on a new draft general management plan for Watkins Lake State Park and County Preserve, located in both Jackson and Washtenaw counties.
    The Washtenaw County Medical Examiner ruled the girl's death as a homicide since there was enough evidence of multiple injuries and signs of battery on the victim's body.
    Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office, MI intends to deploy 197 units while Rock Hill Police Department, SC will roll out a minimum of 50 units by the year's end.
    During his law school studies, Sharples represented indigent clients through the Washtenaw County Office of Public Defender and received the university's Warrior Pro Bono Award for his public interest legal volunteer work.
    The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners is still weighing the pros and cons and will discuss the issue again on July 6.
    Helen Walker McAndrew received her diploma, becoming the first female doctor in Washtenaw County.
    The Washtenaw County Brownfield Redevelopment Authority has requested on behalf of the city, assessment grant funds for a phase one environmental assessment which recently commenced.
    Bos, CMA, CPA, is the tax & accounting manager for the elected Washtenaw County Treasurer for Washtenaw County government in Ann Arbor, Mich.
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    Daimler AG (Daimler) (NYSE: DAI) (FWB: DAI), a Germany-based automaker, is establishing a new research and development centre for hybrid vehicle systems in Washtenaw County.