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 2020 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

Jamestown Canyon Virus Detected in Bay County Mosquito

Contact: Bay County Mosquito Control, Rebecca Brandt or Mary McCarry, 989-894-4555 Bay County, Michigan - Routine disease surveillance conducted by Bay County Mosquito Control has detected the first evidence of Jamestown Canyon Virus (JCV) in a...

Bay County Homeowners Play Key Role in Reducing Mosquitoes

Contact: Bay County Mosquito Control, Rebecca Brandt or Mary McCarry, 989-894-4555 Bay County, Michigan - With summer soon approaching, homeowners can play a simple, yet highly effective role in reducing mosquitoes in their neighborhood by...


Masks are required in the courthouse. Entry into the courthouse has been temporarily suspended. In order to maintain essential services while safeguarding public health, the court will maximize the use of technology to enable the parties, attorneys,...

2021 Board & Committee Appointments

The following appointments to fill vacancies on various boards in 2021 are made by the Bay County Board of Commissioners unless otherwise noted: March Bay Arenac Behavioral Health Authority (Three 3-year terms, one unexpired term expiring 3/31/23 -...