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]
SeatAnn Arbor
Largest cityAnn Arbor
 • Total722 sq mi (1,870 km2)
 • Land706 sq mi (1,830 km2)
 • Water16 sq mi (40 km2)  2.3%%
 • Estimate 
 • Density488/sq mi (188/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional districts7th, 12th

Washtenaw County (/ˈwɒʃtɪnɔː/) is a county located in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the population was 344,791.[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 February 25, 2020.
  3. "State & County QuickFacts". US Census Bureau. Archived from the original on June 6, 2011. Retrieved August 29, 2013.
  4. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved June 7, 2011.