Arenac County

Arenac County, Michigan

PO Box 747
Standish, MI 48658
Phone: (989) 846-4626

On the east coast of MI on Saginaw Bay; established Mar 2, 1831 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: Name coined by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft (1793-1864), author, explorer, MI legislator, and superintendent of Indian Affairs for MI (1836-41), meaning 'sandy place' from Spanish arena 'sand' and -ac 'place of.'

Area (sq mi):: 680.81 (land 366.84; water 313.97) Population per square mile: 46.80
Population 2005: 17,154 State rank: 67 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.70%; 1990-2000 15.70% Population 2000: 17,269 (White 94.40%; Black or African American 1.80%; Hispanic or Latino 1.40%; Asian 0.30%; Other 2.40%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 40.10
Income 2000: per capita $16,300; median household $32,805; Population below poverty level: 13.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,513-$21,655
Unemployment (2004): 9.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 28.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 42.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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This is the third year that NCACU has made a large contribution to local food drives during the Christmas season in Arenac County.
McConnel, Arenac County, $184,000; Nora Brooks, St.
Jurors in rural Arenac County, 130 miles north of Detroit, deliberated less than an hour before convicting Timothy Boomer, 25.
If special assessments are insufficient, Arenac County, Iosco County and Ogemaw County severally pledge (no make-up provision if one of the counties does not pay its allocated portion) their full faith and credit based on each county's percentage share.
Iosco County is obligated to repay approximately 75% of the debt service, Arenac County 23% and Ogemaw County 2%.
Allen was quick to point out that a variety of Michigan state parks in nearby Arenac County and those throughout the region can offer a mix of outdoor recreation opportunities that will appeal to visitors of all ages and interests.
In addition, if the special assessments are insufficient, Arenac County, Iosco County and Ogemaw County have each pledged their full faith and credit and limited tax obligation to pay their allocated portion of debt service.
Arenac County was awarded two $200,000 grants to conduct brownfields site assessments on areas possibly contaminated with hazardous substances or petroleum products.
Debt service is paid proportionally by each county, based on location of the improvements within the district with Arenac County at 22.
8, T 20 N, R 3 E, Moffat Township, Arenac County, Michigan, in August, 1988, by Jerry Van Horn of Alger, Michigan.
In Michigan the localities are south of a line from Ludington, Mason County, to Standish, Arenac County.
June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Department of Attorney General and the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) have filed a civil lawsuit against Joseph Heritier doing business as Heritier Drainage, a scrap tire processor located near Twining, in Arenac County.