Welcome to Bay County

The official website of Bay County, Michigan. We invite you to discover what Bay County, located along the Saginaw Bay of Lake Huron in mid-Michigan, has to offer.

About Bay County

Bay County is made up of 14 townships and 4 cities. It is home to around 106,000 people, making it the 20th most populated county in the state.

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Departments & Divisions

Bay County government is divided into more than 50 departments. Find information and contact details for each of the departments within Bay County.

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Online Services

Bay County offers a variety of online services to better serve the community. Find links to employment, taxes, documents, legal info and more.

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  Bay County Dashboard & Citizen's Guide

The Dashboard and Citizen's Guide have been designed to allow our citizens to view important information about Bay County quickly and easily.

Quality of Life Budget & Finance Public Safety Green Initiatives Shared Services Health & Education Bay County Citizen's Guide Debt Service Report Projected Budget Report Consolidation Plan 2011 Public Act 152 Compliance Unfunded Accrued Liability Plan

Information on all the Dashboards and Reports are updated as new information becomes available. If something is listed as N/A then some of the necessary reporting agencies have not finalized their information or it does not exist. Once it is produced, then Bay County will update the information. Please check back if the information you are looking for is not available, it will be as soon as possible.

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Bay County News

Employment Opportunities

Secretary to the Bay County Clerk (Temporary Assignment) For those interested in applying immediately, an interactive application is available below. These applications are retrieved daily by the staff in the office of Personnel and Employee...

Sign up for County Executive Tom Hickner's Email Newsletter!

County Executive Tom Hickner sends out a monthly newsletter to Bay County citizens that is full of pertinent information on your county government. If you are interested in receiving this electronic newsletter, please use the form below to sign-up....

Standing Water and Mosquito Hatch With June Rainfall

Heavy rains (in some cases over 4 inches) fell in a swath across southern Bay County from June 12-15 causing ditches, fields, woodlots, and floodplains to flood and hatch mosquito eggs on the ground. Crews are working extended hours to treat...

Michigan House & Senate Change Treasurer’s Fees

Brandon Krause, Bay County Register of Deeds, wants citizens and submitters of land documents to be aware of new legislation, passed by the House and Senate, and signed by Governor Snyder May 26, 2015. House Bill 4075 has changed state law regarding...

Two Great Health Programs

Bay County, like many other areas in Michigan and the United States suffers from high rates of obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. In fact, Bay County is part of a five county region in the central part of Michigan that has higher than...