Tuscola County

Tuscola County, Michigan

440 N State St
Caro, MI 48723
Phone: (989) 672-3780
Fax: (989) 672-4266

In east MI, northeast of Flint; established Apr 1, 1840 from Sanilac County. Name Origin: Name coined by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft (1793-1864), author, explorer, MI legislator, and superintendent of Indian Affairs for MI (1836-41); means either 'warrior prairie' or 'level lands.'

Area (sq mi):: 913.82 (land 812.43; water 101.39) Population per square mile: 71.90
Population 2005: 58,428 State rank: 34 Population change: 2000-20005 0.30%; 1990-2000 5.00% Population 2000: 58,266 (White 94.70%; Black or African American 1.10%; Hispanic or Latino 2.30%; Asian 0.30%; Other 2.60%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 37.00
Income 2000: per capita $17,985; median household $40,174; Population below poverty level: 8.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,477-$21,985
Unemployment (2004): 8.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 30.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 50.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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At 9 p.m., another F2 tornado dropped out of the sky over Tuscola County; it moved east/northeast for 10 miles, ending at the town of Unionville after demolishing barns and a lumberyard.
Patient 8 attended a special needs camp in Tuscola County during June 30-July 12, 2013.
International Resource News-April 29, 2014--Consumers Energy resumes construction of Cross Winds(R) Energy Park in Tuscola County
MSF also awarded Tuscola County and Cass City a new 15-year Agriculture Processing Renaissance Zone designation for the project.
Concerning the lizards, Aspidoscelis sexlineata is known in Michigan only on the basis of a single but thriving population in Tuscola County. Holman (2000b) suggested that the population is a relict one left over from warm, dry (hypsithermal) times in the mid-Holocene.
Caro, Michigan: In December 2001, Anonka--an open atheist who maintains a museum of Christian religious atrocities--appeared before the Tuscola County Board of Commissioners to challenge a nativity scene placed on public land.
Brett McLaughlin, publisher of the Tuscola County Advertiser in Caro, elected vice president.
"He's a little bit farther than we are," admits Art Bean, commander of the Michigan Militia of Tuscola County Oust west of Sanilac County).
Phase one of the double-circuit, 345,000-volt line will extend around 62 miles from the site of the new Bauer substation in Tuscola Township, southwestern Tuscola County, to the new Rapson substation in Huron County, east of Bad Axe in Sigel Township in the state's Thumb region.
He served as commander of the GAR's Whiteside Post # 143 in Tuscola County. In 1940, he was elected commander of the Michigan Department of the GAR and was named national vice commander.