Genesee County, MI
Genesee County has an area of 650 mi² and is located in central Michigan. Established on March 28, 1835, it's the fifth most populous county in the state. Flint, the county seat, gained nationwide attention in 2014 after a public health crisis relating to water treatment issues.
Kent County, MI
Kent County is located in western Michigan. It encompasses an area of 872 mi². With a population of 653,786, it is the fourth most populous county in the state. The county seat is located in Grand Rapids, which is known for office furniture manufacturing. Kent County was established in 1831.
Macomb County, MI
Macomb County is covers an area of 571 mi² and has a population of 874,759 as of 2018. Established in 1818, the county seat is located in Mount Clemens, which was known in the early 1900’s for its mineral water wells and fine bath houses. The area experiences an average of 33 inches of rain, 32 inches of snow, and 179 days of sunshine per year.
Oakland County, MI
Established in 1819, Oakland County is the second most populous county in the state with a population of 1,259,201. Located in southeastern Michigan, Oakland spans an area of 907 mi². The county seat is Pontiac, which is best known for its General Motors automobile manufacturing plants.
Wayne County, MI
Wayne County is located in southeastern Michigan, covering an area of 673 mi².It was established on November 21, 1815 and has a population of 1,753,893. The county seat is located in Detroit, which is known as the automotive capital of the world. The area experiences an average of 34 inches of rain, 35 inches of snow and 180 days of sunshine a year.