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Ottawa County, MI
The county was named for Indian tribe

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Ottawa County is one of 83 counties in Michigan.

The county is in the Holland-Grand Haven metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 252,351. This was an increase of  5.89% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$52,347
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Ottawa County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Ottawa County was $27,485. This was an increase of 8.0% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 89% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Grand Haven

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Ancestry & family history

18% of Ottawa County residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ottawa County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Ottawa County include Bennet Cemetery, Blendon Cemetery, Coopersville Cemetery, East Drenthe Cemetery, Floral View Memorial Gardens, Forest Grove Cemetery, Georgetown Cemetery, Graafschap Cemetery, Grand Haven Cemetery, Jamestown Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Ottawa County include Allendale, Blendon, Chester, Coopersville, Crockery, Ferrysburg, Georgetown, Grand Haven, Grand Haven, Holland ... View communities

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Education

Colleges in Ottawa County include Grand Valley State University, Hope College, Western Theological Seminary ... View colleges

School districts in Ottawa County include Allendale Public Schools District, Black River Public School, Coopersville Public Schools District, Grand Haven Area Public Schools, Holland City Schools District, Hudsonville Public Schools District, Jenison Public Schools, Spring Lake Public Schools, West Ottawa Public Schools District, Zeeland Public Schools ... View school districts

To see school district boundaries, wait for the map to load in the new window, then select 'Legend.' Choose 'school districts' and update map.

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Libraries

Libraries in Ottawa County include Allendale Township Library, Gary Byker Memorial Library, Georgetown Township Public Library, Herrick District Library, Howard Miller Library, Loutit District Library, North Side Branch, Northeast Ottawa District Library, Patmos Library, Warner Baird District Library ... View libraries

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Media

Newspapers in Ottawa County include Grand Haven Tribune, Holland Sentinel ... View newspapers

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Politics

Ottawa County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ottawa County political report.

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Travel

Hotels in Ottawa County include Amerihost Inn, Amerihost Inn, Best Inn & Suites, Best Value Inn & Suites, Best Western, Comfort Inn Holland, Country Inn by Carlson, Days Inn, Days Inn, Econo Lodge Holland ... More hotels

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