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  accessKent | About Kent County, Michigan
The County seat, Grand Rapids, has a population of 187,000 and is 150 miles west of Detroit; 180 miles northeast of Chicago; and 30 miles from Lake Michigan.
The median age of Kent County residents is 32.3 years; 29 percent of the population is under the age of 18, and 9 percent are age 65 and older.
Of the 211,000 occupied housing units in Kent County, 74 percent are owner occupied and 26 percent are renter occupied.
www.accesskent.com /NewsRoom/aboutKentCounty.html   (2118 words)

  Kent County, Michigan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kent County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan.
Kent County is the economic and manufacturing center of West Michigan, with the Steelcase corporation based in the county.
The county is a traditional stronghold for the Republican Party, with a substantial conservative population.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kent_County,_Michigan   (795 words)

 Kent County Partnership
Kent ISD and all 23 individual districts have been contributing to education programs for current and expectant parents as well as the creation of resource centers in each district.
Together the leadership of Kent County and the staff of the foundation achieved much of what they set out to accomplish, and all have benefited significantly from the partnership.
One of the greatest accomplishments of the Kent County partnership is a unified strategy for improving student achievement that is built on the belief that the county's suburban districts and its larger urban district have a stake in each other's success.
www.ballfoundation.org /ei/work/kentcounty.html   (648 words)

 Federation for American Immigration Reform: County Factsheet: Kent County, Michigan
The population of Kent County was estimated by the Census Bureau at 590,417 residents as of July 2003.
During the previous decade, the County population increased by 12.6 percent from 444,506 in 1980.
In the County in 2000, the share of other-than-English speakers at home (age 5 and older) was 10.2 percent.
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 Kent [County, Michigan] admits glitch in jury selection
Many fls were excluded from Kent County jury pools due to a computer glitch that selected a majority of potential candidates from the suburbs, a new report shows.
Kent County officials in June launched an investigation into the system after being spurred to action by Bentley's initial report, Kent County Administrator Daryl Delabbio said.
Kent County Commissioner Paul Mayhue said the disclosure from county officials is long overdue.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/news/724777/posts   (1357 words)

 Kent County, Michigan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
This is greater than the industry's average at the national level of 40 and greater than the Michigan establishments size average of 85 for the Management of companies and enterprises industry.
The State of Michigan saw a change in employment in the sector of 36.5 percent, in the course of time since 2001.
In Kent County, Manufacturing, Health care and social assistance, and the Retail Trade sectors are the largest industries, in terms of total number of jobs in 2005.
www.ecanned.com /indsum/level1/MI/Kent.html   (324 words)

 Information page for WMGS Index to 1860 Kent County Census   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
After 1818 it became part of the Michigan Territory, and the area now known as Kent County was included in Wayne County, which then covered the whole Lower Peninsula.
Kent County was set off in 1831 and was organized as a county in 1836.
By the time of the 1860 Federal Census, Michigan had a population of 754,291, and Kent County had grown to a population of 30,743 as compared to 12,017 in 1850 and 2,587 in 1840.
data.wmgs.org /AboutKentCensus1860.html   (863 words)

 Plainfield Township, Kent County, Michigan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Plainfield Township is a charter township in Kent County in the U.S. state of Michigan.
About 3.3% of families and 4.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.1% of those under age 18 and 5.1% of those age 65 or over.
Plainfield Township Chapter XII in Grand Rapids and Kent County, Michigan : historical account of their progress from first settlement to the present time / Ernest B. Fisher, editor.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Plainfield_Township,_Kent_County,_Michigan   (650 words)

 KENT County, Michigan Database of Digital ZIP Code Maps
KENT County, Michigan Zip Code Map, MI Our KENT County, Michigan 5 Digit digital ZIP code map is available for the entire state or you can order only the county/counties you need.
This map shows all the KENT County, Michigan 5 digit zip code boundaries using clean, practical map colors and styles.
To make our Michigan ZIP Code map easier to read, we color neighboring ZIP codes uniquely plus we highlight every ZIP Code with its city name, zip code boundaries, county boundaries and highways.
www.zip-codes.com /zip-code-maps-county/mi-kent-county-zip-code-map.asp   (576 words)

 Kent County, Michigan Genealogical Records Information
Which includes Kent County, Michigan County Records, Kent County, Michigan History, Kent County, Michigan Facts, Kent County, Michigan Genealogical Addresses and websites related to Kent County, Michigan Genealogy in general.
Michigan employed him to defend its rights during the "Toledo War," 1836-37.
Also has Divorces: Call or contact the Kent County Circuit Court Clerk's office for information, Adoptions: Adopted persons searching for their original birth record should contact the Adoption Central Registry, P.O. Box 30037, Lansing, MI 48909,Naturalization/Citizenship Records: The State Archives of Michigan has the naturalization/citizenship records for Kent County for 1860-1929.
www.mymichigangenealogy.com /mi_county/ken.htm   (988 words)

 Michigan Geographic Framework: Kent County
The geographic structure and attributes of this Kent County framework data set was created based on the 1994 U.S. Census Bureau based TIGER line files as well as the Michigan DNR created MIRIS file (a computerized map digitized from USGS topo maps in the 1970s).
Michigan Dept. of Transportation ACT51 maps through 1999 (ACT51 maps are annually updated maps created by the MDOT for the purpose of allocating federal highway funds.)
No warranty, expressed or implied is made and no liability is assumed by the State of Michigan in general or the Michigan Center for Geographic Information in specific as to the accuracy or usability of this data.
www.mcgi.state.mi.us /mgdl/framework/metadata/Kent.html   (801 words)

 Kent  ALHN Genealogy and History, Biographies, Queries, Obituaries, Death Records, Historical Information.
Kent ALHN Genealogy and History, Biographies, Queries, Obituaries, Death Records, Historical Information.
My name is Deb Spencer-Axtman; coordinator for the Kent County ALHN Genealogy.
is owned by Kent, MI, History and Genealogy.
www.usgennet.org /usa/mi/county/kent   (222 words)

 Kent County Michigan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
As we travel around Michigan back roads we make it a point to visit as many art fairs, festivals and events as possible.
The story is told that every harvest season the ghost of Johnny Frankenseed returns to the old cider mill.
As you enter the stunningly beautiful park in early autumn, you don't realize that here is one of Michigan's very best art....
www.michiganbackroads.com /reviews.htm   (302 words)

 Kent County - Michigan Homes for Sale - MLS Real Estate Listings   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Michigan's second largest city began as an Indian village situated along the west bank of the Grand River...
Kentwood, Michigan is a convenient suburb of Grand Rapids, located fifteen minutes from downtown, five minutes to the airport, and just a little over half an hour away form stunning Lake Michigan...
Rockford, Michigan is set on the Rogue River and was settled in 1843 as a mill town...
www.relohomesearch.com /State.aspx?County=Kent&State=MI   (367 words)

 Digital Kent County, Michigan maps and map.
Kent County Map, Maps of Kent County and all Michigan County Maps.
Our map of Kent County is fully editable, logically layered (View Layer Directory), and royalty free.
Every county map is available, but we may not yet have your county of interest completed.
www.creativeforce.com /county_maps/county_maps.asp?ID=1267   (224 words)

 Kent County, Michigan
Kent County was originally set off from Mackinac County in 1831.
The county seat is Grand Rapids, originally known as the Village of Kent, which is the largest city in West Michigan.
However the outlying area within the county is still largely agricultural and some smaller towns still exist though many of the earliest settlements along old railway routes could now be considered ghost towns.
www.infomi.com /county/kent   (211 words)

 Kent County, Michigan - Facts, Records & Real Property Research
Property Records from HomeInfoMax are currently available for this county.
Property History from HomeInfoMax is currently available for this county.
Document Images from HomeInfoMax are not currently available for this county.
www.homeinfomax.com /Public/County_Records/MI-Michigan/Kent_county.html   (219 words)

 Kent County, Michigan MI, county profile - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Kent County is one of 83 counties in Michigan.
The county is in the Grand Rapids-Wyoming metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 593,898.
This was an increase of 3.41% from the 2000 census.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=21908   (557 words)

 Amazon.com: Kent County, Michigan: Marriage and Death Newspaper Notices : Newspaper Notices from Michigan Newspapers at ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Michigan initiated vital record registration in 1867 making these earlier marriage and death records valuable to researchers.
Her two earlier publications were Marshall, Michigan Marriage and Death Newspaper Notices and Wayne County Newspaper Marriage and Death Notices.
This book is an excellent resource for anyone researching not only in Kent County, but in the entire State of Michigan.
amazon.com /Kent-County-Michigan-Historical-Collections/dp/0943112230   (563 words)

 Michigan Attractions in Kent County, Michigan to Plan Your Michigan Vacation Getaway
Michigan Attractions in Kent County, Michigan to Plan Your Michigan Vacation Getaway
The Ford Library (in Ann Arbor, Michigan) and Museum (in Grand Rapids, Michigan) promote popular interest and scholarly research in U.S. history during the post-World War II era, especially the Ford presidency (1974-77).The Library collects and preserves the archival record, and aids public access.
Northern Michigan Golf without the drive is a phrase that accurately describes the golfing experience that awaits you at the Lynx.
www.rentalbug.com /michigan_counties/kent.php   (674 words)

 Kent County, Michigan
Kent County is named for its principal river the Kent River.
A great influx of immigrants came in 1836, with settlement beginning on the Kent River and gradually spreading throughout the county.
Today Kent County is a prominent agricultural county with over 2,000 farms producing soybeans, beans, oats, winter wheat, corn, hay, peppermint, dairy herds, and poultry.
www.multimag.com /county/mi/kent   (178 words)

 The Political Graveyard: Kent County, Mich.
Assignment of birthplaces, deathplaces, and cemeteries to counties is subject to error.
The intent is to locate places according to current county names and boundaries.
Lawrence Kestenbaum, of Ann Arbor, Michigan, who is solely responsible for its structure and content.
politicalgraveyard.com /geo/MI/KE.html   (497 words)

 Kent Co. MI
Kent County Michigan ATLAS - More than 20 maps of Kent County, Grand Rapids and the surrounding townships, from 1830s to present, including plat maps.
Index to the 1880 Federal Census Kent County, Michigan - By Evelyn Sawyer.
Michigan Adoption Registry - This is a Michigan adoption registry database to help you run a birth parent search or an adoptee search.
resources.rootsweb.com /USA/MI/Kent   (1093 words)

 Kent County, Michigan Corporate Housing and Short Term Furnished Apartments
Corporate Housing Kent County, Michigan can't be better that an extended stay in Kent County, Michigan with Churchill Corporate Housing.
Our furnished Apartments in Kent County, Michigan have high quality furniture in almost any style you can think of.
When you are planning your extended stay in Kent County, Michigan, Churchill Corporate Housing has experienced consultants that will help you with all of your Corporate Housing needs.
www.furnishedhousing.com /county-mi-kent.html   (199 words)

 Kent County Michigan Genealogy & History
I'll be your "Temporary" County Co-ordinator and hang around here for awhile to watch over things until we find a permanent host for this county.
This is one of the fastest growing counties in Lower Michigan so should be an interesting county to watch.
We are always looking for Michigan County Co-ordinators, as well as several States that are still up for adoption.
genealogytrails.com /mich/kent   (209 words)

 Kent County Michigan GenWeb Project
Settlers from the east began arriving in the 1820's and the area became the furniture manufacturing capital of America by the turn of the century.
4th Michigan Cavalry; 5th Michigan Cavalry; and 7th Michigan Cavalry transcribed by Allison Rapson.
The Kent County Michigan GenWeb Project is a part of the MIGenWeb Project and the USGenWeb Project.
www.rootsweb.com /~mikent   (2017 words)

 Historic Bridges of Michigan and Elsewhere - Kent County, Michigan
Ancient, as only the third Michigan trunkline bridge built, this arch bridge was widened with stringers.
This spectacular railroad swing bridge is one of the most impressive of its kind in Michigan, and is very photogenic.
One of Michigan's most significant bridges, this unusual, yet beautiful bridge is the only concrete arch in Michigan with overhead bracing.
www.historicbridges.org /b_c_mi_kent.htm   (431 words)

 Kent MI Migrations Project
This is the Kent County, MI Migrations Project.
The purpose of this project is to catalog migrations into and out of Kent County.
If you have ancestors who lived in Kent County and know when and where they either migrated to or from Kent County, please fill out the form that pertains, so that your information may be added to these pages.
www.usgennet.org /usa/mi/county/kent/kentmigration.htm   (144 words)

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