Oakland County, Michigan

county in Michigan, United States

Oakland County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2010 census, 1,202,362 people lived there,[1] making it the second-most populous county in Michigan, after neighboring Wayne County. The county seat is Pontiac.[2] The county was created on March 28, 1820.[3][4]

Location within Michigan


  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 15, 2011. Retrieved August 29, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved June 7, 2011.
  3. "Bibliography on Oakland County". Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University. Archived from the original on October 6, 2014. Retrieved January 29, 2013.
  4. History of Oakland County, Michigan. Philadelphia: L. H. Everts and Co. 1877. p. 23. Archived from the original on November 20, 2015. Retrieved October 4, 2014.