Barry County, Michigan

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Barry County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. It is part of the Grand RapidsWyoming Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2000 census, the population was 56,755. The county seat is Hastings[1].

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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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 577 square miles (1,494.4 km2), of which 556 square miles (1,440.0 km2) is land and 21 square miles (54.4 km2) (3.60%) is water.

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