Lake County, Michigan

county in Michigan, United States

Lake County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2020 census, 12,096 people live here.[2] The county seat is Baldwin.

Lake County
Lake County Courthouse
Lake County Courthouse
Map of Michigan highlighting Lake County
Location within the U.S. state of Michigan
Map of the United States highlighting Michigan
Michigan's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 43°59′N 85°49′W / 43.99°N 85.81°W / 43.99; -85.81
Country United States
State Michigan
Founded1840, organized 1871.[1]
Largest villageBaldwin
 • Total574 sq mi (1,490 km2)
 • Land567 sq mi (1,470 km2)
 • Water6.9 sq mi (18 km2)  1.2%
 • Total12,096
 • Density20/sq mi (8/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)

References change

  1. "Bibliography on Lake County". Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University. Archived from the original on November 4, 2016. Retrieved November 4, 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Lake County, Michigan". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2023.