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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Bay County News

Hearing & Vision Screenings

The Bay County Health Department will be offering hearing and vision screenings for Pre-school and Kindergarten entry, ages 3-5. Screenings will be held at the Bay County Health Department on the following dates: Appointments preferred-walk-ins...

Bay County Household Assistance Program

Contact: Shawna S. Walraven, Bay County Finance Officer | Phone: (989) 895-4030 The Bay County Board of Commissioners have set aside $1,000,000 in American Rescue Plan Act funds to assist households with payment of delinquent property taxes,...

2022 Board & Committee Appointments

The following appointments to fill vacancies on various boards in 2022 are made by the Bay County Board of Commissioners unless otherwise noted: March Bay Arenac Behavioral Health Authority (Three 3-year terms - per diem paid) [Note: The Application...