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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

Great Lakes Bay Tourism Plan Released

The Great Lakes Bay Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau (GLBCVB) have teamed up with Hunden Strategic Partners to conduct a tourism and quality of life destination development master plan for the Great Lakes Bay Region. This study looked at the...

Flood Clean-up Safety

Contact: Joel R. Strasz, Health Officer, (989) 895-4003 Issued: June 26, 2017 Bay County, M I - Due to recent flooding the Bay County Health Department is urging residents to follow proper clean-up procedures for homes that have experience flood...

Bay County Declares a Local State of Emergency Due to Widespread Flooding

Contact: Ryan Manz, Bay County Emergency Management Coordinator, (989) 895--4112 Issued: June 23, 2017 BAY COUNTY, MI - Bay County has declared a local state of emergency due to widespread flooding. The incident has escalated to the point where...

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...

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,”...

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...

Employment Opportunities

Public Health Nurse - Bay County Health Department, Childhood Lead-CD (full-time position) General Laborer-Maintenance - Bay County Building and Grounds Division (temporary position) For those interested in applying immediately, an interactive...