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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In May 1901, Sarah Quimby, a resident of Gratiot County, committed what many considered at the time to be one of the most horrific crimes in county history.
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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).
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