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Shiawassee is a county located in the state of Michigan. Based on the 2010 census, the population was 70,648. The county seat is Corunna.
The county was founded in 1822 and organized in 1837. Shiawassee County is named for the Shiawassee River, and means 'river that twists
In 2010, the center of population of Michigan was located in Shiawassee County, in the township of Bennington.
Shiawassee County comprises the Owosso, MI Micropolitan Statistical Area and is included in the Lansing-East Lansing-Owasso, MI Combined Statistical Area.
A Native American word meaning "river theat twists about," referring to a stretch of the Shiawassee River
County QuickFacts: CensusBureau Quick Facts
Shiawassee County is named for the Shiawassee River, and means 'river that twists about
Set off: 1822
As reported by the Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 541 square miles (1,400 km2), of which 531 square miles (1,380 km2) is land and 10 square miles (26 km2) (1.9%) is water. The Shiawassee River enters it from Genesee County in the southeast and flows through Corunna and Owosso in the center of the county, exiting to Saginaw County in the north.
Bordering counties are as follows: