Grand Traverse County, Michigan

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Grand Traverse County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the population was 77,654, with a 2008 estimate of 86,071. The county seat is Traverse City[1].

Grand Traverse County is part of the Traverse City Micropolitan Statistical Area, which also includes Benzie, Kalkaska, and Leelanau counties.

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History

In 1840 it was separated and originally named Omeena County. Grand Traverse County was established by an act of the state legislature on April 7, 1851.[2] See, List of Michigan county name etymologies. The first permanent settlement in the county was the mission now known as Old Mission.

Historical markers

There are eleven recognized Michigan historical markers in the county:[3] They are:

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