Grand Traverse County, Michigan

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Grand Traverse County
Grand Traverse County Courthouse in Traverse City
Grand Traverse County Courthouse in Traverse City
Flag of Grand Traverse County
Map of Michigan highlighting Grand Traverse County
Location within the U.S. state of Michigan
Map of the United States highlighting Michigan
Michigan's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 44°44′N 85°33′W / 44.73°N 85.55°W / 44.73; -85.55
Country United States
State Michigan
1851 (organized)[1]
Named forGrand Traverse Bay
SeatTraverse City
Largest cityTraverse City
 • Total601 sq mi (1,560 km2)
 • Land464 sq mi (1,200 km2)
 • Water137 sq mi (350 km2)  23%
 • Total95,238
 • Density198/sq mi (76/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)

Grand Traverse County is a county in Michigan. Its county seat is Traverse City. It is a very popular tourist destination during the summer.

Communities[change | change source]




Unincorporated Communities

References[change | change source]

  1. "Bibliography on Gogebic County". Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University. Retrieved June 29, 2013.
  2. "Grand Traverse County, Michigan". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2023.