Shiawassee County

Shiawassee County, Michigan

208 N Shiawassee St
Corunna, MI 48817
Phone: (989) 743-2242
Fax: (989) 743-2241
www.co.shiawassee.mi.us

In south-central MI, west of Flint; established Sep 10, 1822 (prior to statehood) from Indian lands. Name Origin: For the Shiawassee River, which runs through it; from Algonquian 'the water straight ahead' or 'river that twists about.'

Area (sq mi):: 540.73 (land 538.73; water 2.00) Population per square mile: 135.40
Population 2005: 72,945 State rank: 26 Population change: 2000-20005 1.80%; 1990-2000 2.70% Population 2000: 71,687 (White 96.30%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.80%; Asian 0.30%; Other 2.20%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 36.40
Income 2000: per capita $19,229; median household $42,553; Population below poverty level: 7.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,145-$24,020
Unemployment (2004): 8.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.00% Median travel time to work: 27.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 50.40%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Owosso (15,532)

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    Baker College of Owosso is pleased to continue to invest in Shiawassee County and the mid-Michigan area to educate and train the workforce for tomorrow.
    In Shiawassee County, the county drain office used to handle the soil erosion program.
    Additionally, Holman (1990) reported a specimen from a marl bed in Shiawassee County, Michigan ([approximately]5800 radiocarbon y BP).
    The story was told that a stranger lost his way in the woods of Shiawassee County, and toward nightfall, while following what he thought was a trail through the woods, suddenly came to a clearing that contained a large frame structure across the front of which was a conspicuous sign proclaiming it was the Bank of Shiawassee.
    A not-for-profit hospital governed by an independent Board of Trustees, Memorial Healthcare serves all of Shiawassee County and several surrounding counties including Saginaw, Clinton, Ingham, and Genesee.
    One hundred and three years ago, Charles and Mary Gross purchased 80 acres outside the Shiawassee County village of New Lothrop with the intention of establishing a crop and cattle farm.
    Memorial Medical Associates, the hospital's fully-owned physician group, includes 26 providers in 10 offices throughout the greater Shiawassee County area.
    In Shiawassee County, a 27-year-old woman was tethered to a wall in the basement dining room.
    Beech seems to have arrived in southwestern Shiawassee County after 5800 B.
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    Hay 1923; Lane 1902; MacAlpin 1940); possibly two individuals from the Paw Paw River Bed, Berrien County (Hay 1923; Hubbard 1840, 1841; MacAlpin 1940); possibly two specimens from the Johnson site, Genesee County (Shoshani 1989); parts of three specimens from south of Alma, Gratiot County (MacAlpin 1940); and two individuals from Henderson in Shiawassee County (Skeels 1962).