Area Information

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Muskegon County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the population was 170,200, with the 2008 census estimate putting the county at a population of 174,344. The county seat is Muskegon. The county is the sole county in the Muskegon-Norton Shores Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is part of the larger Grand Rapids-Muskegon-Holland Combined Statistical Area. Muskegon County was organized in 1859. Its name is from the river that runs through it which empties into Lake Michigan.

 

 

 


 

Ottawa County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the population was 238,314, with the Census Bureau placing the population at 260,364 in 2008. The county seat is Grand Haven. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,632 square miles (4,227 km²), of which, 566 square miles (1,465 km²) of it is land and 1,066 square miles (2,762 km²) of it (65.34%) is water.

 

 

 

 


 

Allegan County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of 2000 census, the population was 105,665. The county seat is Allegan. The name was coined by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft to sound like a Native American word. Allegan County is primarily an agricultural area that is rapidly becoming urbanized as the population centers of Grand Rapids on the northeast and Kalamazoo to the southeast expand into Allegan County.