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.

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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.

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Bay County News

MDEQ Showcases Bay City Riverfront Brownfield Development

The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) released the third in a series of videos showcasing its brownfield redevelopment projects. Brownfields are properties that are known or believed to be contaminated. MDEQ helps communities clean...

11th Annual Beach Wellness Fundraiser

Be sure to mark your calendars on June 24th for the Beach Wellness - Bay City State Recreation Area 5k Run/Walk, 10k Run, 15k Run, Kids Fun Run, & Volleyball Tournament. All proceeds go towards improving the Bay City State Recreation Area! Check...

Clear the Shelter event a success at Bay County Animal Control

Bay County Animal Control celebrated 100 percent success at the annual Clear the Shelter Day event held Saturday, April 29,with all 19 available cats and dogs adopted out to new homes. “Clear the Shelter Day was an enormous success,”...

Bay County welcomes Oakland County Deputy County Executive Matthew Gibb as featured speaker at Bay Future's annual meeting

Bay Future, Inc. hosted Matthew Gibb, Deputy County Executive for Economic Development in Oakland County, as featured speaker at its Annual Meeting in April at the DoubleTree in downtown Bay City. Originally from Bay County, Mr. Gibb noted that Bay...

Jim Barcia named to County Executives of America's Board of Directors

Jim Barcia named to County Executives of America's Board of Directors WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Board of Directors of the County Executives of America, a non-partisan organization based in Washington D.C. and representing over 700 member counties with...

211 Service Available

If you're looking for assistance with a problem and you don't know where to turn, or simply want information on a particular human service issue, 2-1-1 is for you. 2-1-1 is a free, easy and confidential phone number that connects people in need with...

Employment Opportunities

On-call Cook - Bay County Department on Aging (part-time, on-call position) On-call Site Coordinator - Bay County Department on Aging (part-time, on-call position) Custodian - Bay County Fairgrounds/Juvenile Home (part-time position) For those...