Allegan County

Allegan County, Michigan

113 Chestnut St
Allegan, MI 49010
Phone: (269) 673-0450
Fax: (269) 673-0298

On the southwestern coast of MI, bordered on the west by Lake Michigan; established Mar 2, 1831 (prior to statehood) from Kalamazoo County. Name Origin: Named for the Allegan (Alleghen) Indian tribe by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft (1793-1864), explorer, MI legislator, author, and superintendent of Indian Affairs for MI (1836-41)

Area (sq mi):: 1833.30 (land 827.46; water 1005.83) Population per square mile: 136.80
Population 2005: 113,174 State rank: 18 Population change: 2000-20005 7.10%; 1990-2000 16.70% Population 2000: 105,665 (White 91.00%; Black or African American 1.30%; Hispanic or Latino 5.70%; Asian 0.60%; Other 4.60%). Foreign born: 2.90%. Median age: 35.20
Income 2000: per capita $19,918; median household $45,813; Population below poverty level: 7.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,396-$26,190
Unemployment (2004): 6.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.00% Median travel time to work: 23.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 50.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Cyrenius Thompson settled in rural Allegan County in what would become the city of Plainwell.
Travel south to Allegan and take in the Allegan County Fair September 7-15.
The firm has hired Ken Miller as mortgage loan originator in the Allegan County market, Michigan.
A man who was the sole person of interest in the disappearance of his wife killed himself and left a map in his suicide note that led police to her body in a remote area in Allegan County, Michigan, on Wednesday, according to reports.
But I also made a special trip to Allegan, Mich, where I spent four years as a staff writer for the Allegan County News, a weekly newspaper that comes out every Thursday.
In 2014, Samuel Demetrious Ambrose punched his disabled, pregnant girlfriend and "held her head underwater after dumping her out of a wheelchair and into a ditch in southern Allegan County," according to WZZM-13.
A limited-scope review was performed in the Battle Creek, Michigan, MSA; the Flint, Michigan, MSA; the Holland-Grand Haven, Michigan, MSA; the Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, Michigan, MSA; the Cass County, Michigan, Assessment Area; the assessment area comprising Huron, Sanilac, and Tuscola Counties, all in Michigan; the Branch County, Michigan, Assessment Area; and the Allegan County, Michigan, Assessment Area.
A Survey of the Geologic Histories of Allegan County Bogs.
10 after Allegan County officials discovered 55-gallon drums and plastic bins, full of unlabeled materials, during their visit to determine if the 32-acre former mill site might be a good spot for brownfield redevelopment.
The NNA's current president, Cheryl Kaechele of Michigan's the Allegan County News, told Columbia public radio station KBIA that there were no specifics around the change.
I was hunting Allegan County in Michigan and the weather that Friday afternoon was a little warm and in the 60s.