Lapeer County

Lapeer County, Michigan

255 Clay St
Lapeer, MI 48446
Phone: (810) 667-0356
Fax: (810) 667-0362

In east-central MI, east of Flint; established Sept 10, 1822 (prior to statehood) from Oakland and Saint Clair counties. Name Origin: From the local spelling of French la pierre 'the stone' or 'flint', probably a transliteration of an Indian name for the Flint River, for its rocky bed.

Area (sq mi):: 663.08 (land 654.20; water 8.88) Population per square mile: 142.70
Population 2005: 93,361 State rank: 22 Population change: 2000-20005 6.20%; 1990-2000 17.60% Population 2000: 87,904 (White 94.40%; Black or African American 0.80%; Hispanic or Latino 3.10%; Asian 0.40%; Other 2.70%). Foreign born: 2.20%. Median age: 35.90
Income 2000: per capita $21,462; median household $51,717; Population below poverty level: 5.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $28,089-$27,928
Unemployment (2004): 7.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 35.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 54.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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A home heavily damaged by an F2 tornado that swept through Oregon Twp in Lapeer County, Mich.
Two would-be burglars in Lapeer County, Michigan, met their match in an 11-year-old girl on the afternoon of January 30.
Michigan's first Grange, the Burnside Grange, was organized in Lapeer County.
Students in Michigan's Lapeer County Intermediate School District have a unique opportunity to get a leg up on their collegiate competition thanks to a recently developed partnership between the public school system and the nearby Baker College of Flint.
Stone Soup Pantry provides bakery, produce, meat, dairy and non-perishable food to the hungry throughout Lapeer County.
From 2005-2008, he was publisher of Journal Register's Lapeer County Press and other titles in Madison Heights, Mich.
Lapeer County officials said the county lost nearly $750,000, the publication reported.
Bob" Myers, the 40-year-old publisher of what the article called the country's "largest and most prosperous country weekly, the Lapeer County Press.
Its purpose is to provide a link between incentives offered by the local, state and federal governments and businesses interested in an expansion or relocation in Lapeer County.
The software will be shared among 24 multi-jurisdictional agencies, which came together to form the Lapeer County Consortium.