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Bad Axe is a city in Huron County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for a used axe found by surveyor making camp here.
The latitude of Bad Axe is 43.801N. The longitude is -83W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 758 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,332.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Bad Axe demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Huron County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 48413 ZIP code.
26% of Bad Axe residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bad Axe ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bad Axe was $17,465, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Bad Axe residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Bad Axe, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $316. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $712.
Libraries in Bad Axe include Bad Axe Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Bad Axe include Huron Daily Tribune
TV stations in Bad Axe include WDCQ.
Huron County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bad Axe political report.
The average commute time for Bad Axe workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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