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Wexford County, Michigan

US county information
NameWexford County
US Area
Total Area575.84 sq mi (1491.4 km2)
Land Area565.49 sq mi (1464.6 km2)
Water Area10.35 sq mi (26.8 km2)
Population32735 (2010)
Density21/km2 (54.4/sq mi)

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Wexford County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the population was 30,484. 2009 estimates put the population around 31,553. The county seat is Cadillac . Wexford County is part of the Cadillac, Michigan, Micropolitan Statistical Area, which includes Missaukee County. When established in 1840 by the Michigan Legislature, the county was given the name Kautawabet, a Potawatomi phrase meaning "broken tooth" and the name of an area Potawatomi chief. In 1843, legislators renamed the county Wexford, after the county of Wexford in Ireland.

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