Washtenaw County, Michigan

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Washtenaw County
Washtenaw County Courthouse
Washtenaw County Courthouse
Map of Michigan highlighting Washtenaw County
Location within the U.S. state of Michigan
Map of the United States highlighting Michigan
Michigan's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 42°15′N 83°50′W / 42.25°N 83.84°W / 42.25; -83.84
Country United States
State Michigan
Founded1822 (created)
1826 (organized)[1][2]
Named forO-wash-ta-nong ("far away water"), Ojibwe name for the Grand River
SeatAnn Arbor
Largest cityAnn Arbor
 • Total722 sq mi (1,870 km2)
 • Land706 sq mi (1,830 km2)
 • Water16 sq mi (40 km2)  2.3%
 • Total372,258
 • Density527/sq mi (203/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)

Washtenaw County (/ˈwɒʃtɪnɔː/) is a county located in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2020 census, the population was 372,258.[3] The county seat is Ann Arbor.[4]

The county is home to the University of Michigan, Eastern Michigan University, Washtenaw Community College, and Concordia University Ann Arbor.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Bibliography on Washtenaw County". Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University. Archived from the original on October 6, 2014. Retrieved January 23, 2013.
  2. "About —". ewashtenaw.org. Archived from the original on October 28, 2012. Retrieved June 16, 2006.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Washtenaw County, Michigan". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2023.
  4. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved June 7, 2011.