The boundaries of the eighty-three counties in Michigan have not changed substantially since 1897.
Wayne County was the sixth county in the Northwest Territory, formed 15 August 1796 and organized in 1815. Wayne County was created 21 November
1815 as an original county of Michigan.
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Lake County is a county located in the state of Michigan. Based on the 2010 census, the population was 11,539. The county seat is
Baldwin. The county was set off as Aishcum County in 1840. In 1843 it was renamed Lake, for its many lakes. It was organized in 1871
Etymology - Origin of Lake County Name
Lake County has several small lakes and lies near Lake Michigan.