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.

Budget & Finance Green Initiatives Health & Education Public Safety Quality of Life Shared Services Bay County Citizen's Guide Debt Service Report Projected Budget Report 2017 Compliance Form Financial Reports Freedom of Information Act

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

Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Information

A public hearing was held on Tuesday, November 10, 2017 to discuss the 2018 Bay County Executive's Proposed Budget. During the hearing Bay County Finance Officer Jan Histed presented an overview of the 2018 County Executive Recommended Budget to the...

Bay County's 2016 Financial Audit Available Online

Each year, Bay County is required to produce a financial statement and have an audit performed by an independent audit firm. The audit is to verify that the County has accurately and fairly presented information in the financial statements. The 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...

Employment Opportunities

Cook Driver - Bay County Juvenile Home (part-time position) 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...