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Barry County, Michigan

US county information
NameBarry County
Largest cityHastings
US Area
Total Area576.90 sq mi (1494.2 km2)
Land Area556.14 sq mi (1440.4 km2)
Water Area20.77 sq mi (53.8 km2)
Population59173 (2010)
Density39/km2 (101/sq mi)
FoundedApril 29, 1829
Congressional district3rd

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Barry County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. It is part of the Grand Rapids - Wyoming Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2010 census, the population was 59,173. The county seat is Hastings .

Barry County was formed by an act of the legislature of the Michigan Territory on April 29, 1829. The name comes from William Taylor Barry, United States Postmaster General under President Andrew Jackson, making it one of Michigan's "cabinet counties".

Barry County is part of the Grand Rapids-Wyoming metropolitan area.

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