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

May is Mental Health Awareness Month in Bay County

On Tuesday, May 14, 2019, the Bay County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution recognizing May as Mental Health Awareness Month in Bay County. In any given year, 336,000 adults in Michigan will have a serious mental illness and 56 percent of...

Gypsy Moth Caterpillars Hatching

Over the weekend Gypsy Moth caterpillars began to hatch throughout Bay County. Like the rest of us, the tiny 1/8th-inch caterpillars have been waiting for warmer weather to aid their development. After resting for a few days, the caterpillars will...

Bay City Area Transportation Study - Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Public Comment and Open House

The Bay City Area Transportation Study (BCATS) is seeking public comment on the proposed 2020-21-22-23 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). The public is encouraged to submit comments to BCATS by any of the following methods: In writing to Jay...

Bay County Land Bank: Bay City Home for Sale

221 and 221½ North Sherman Invitation to bid on 221 North Sherman - Single family home 1BR /1Bath, 592 square feet also on single lot is 221 ½ North Sherman. $2,500 Minimum Bid, Bids Are Competitive Successful bidder will complete the...

2019 Bay County Michigan Green Schools Awards

Press Release - Contact Alicia Wallace, Bay County Coordinator for Michigan Green Schools , 989.895.4195 BAY COUNTY, MI - Congratulations to the eight (8) Bay County Schools that have qualified as Michigan Green Schools for the 2018-19 school year....