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Huron County, Michigan

Huron County Michigan
US county information
NameHuron County
SeatBad Axe
US Area
Total Area2136.47 sq mi (5533.5 km2)
Land Area836.52 sq mi (2166.6 km2)
Water Area1299.95 sq mi (3366.9 km2)
Population36079 (2000)
Density17/km2 (44/sq mi)
Time zoneEastern

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Huron County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the population was 36,079 with an estimate of 32,236 in 2009. The county seat is Bad Axe. Huron County is located at the northern tip of the Thumb, which in turn is a sub region of the Flint/Tri-Cities. It is surrounded on three sides by water Saginaw Bay and Lake Huron and has over 90 mi (144.8 km) of shoreline, from White Rock on Lake Huron to Sebewaing on the Saginaw Bay. Huron County's most important industry is agriculture, as with most of the other Thumb counties. Huron County enjoys seasonal tourism from large cities such as Detroit, Flint, and Saginaw. It is the home of Exelon Wind's Harvest 1 Wind Project.

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