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About Wayne County, Michigan

Situated in the heart of the Great Lakes region along the beautiful Detroit River, Wayne County is the 18th most populous county in the United States. With 43 distinct communities including the automotive capital of the world, Wayne County is rich in history, culture, arts, and world-class amenities. We take pride in being one of the most diverse counties in the United States; a place where different cultures come together to offer a truly cosmopolitan experience.

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  • Northville Township
  • Plymouth Township
  • Canton
  • Livonia
  • Westland
  • City of Northville
  • City of Plymouth
  • Garden City
  • Inkster
  • Wayne
  • Detroit
  • Redford
  • Dearborn Heights
  • Dearborn
  • Highland Park
  • Hamtramck
  • Harper Woods
  • Grosse Pointe Woods
  • Grosse Pointe Shores
  • Grosse Pointe Farms
  • Grosse Pointe
  • Grosse Pointe Park
  • Van Buren Township
  • Romulus
  • Sumpter Township
  • Huron Township
  • Belleville
  • Taylor
  • Allen Park
  • Melvindale
  • River Rouge
  • Ecorse
  • Southgate
  • Lincoln Park
  • Wyandotte
  • Brownstown Township
  • Grosse Ille Township
  • Flat Rock
  • Rockwood
  • Woodhaven
  • Trenton
  • Riverview
  • Gibraltar

News & Events

Wayne County Energy Operation Center unveiled as Korea-Micro Energy Grid (K-MEG) energy efficiency project at Guardian Building nears completion

Tuesday, July 22, 2014
A pilot program aimed at improving energy use and reducing utility costs at Wayne County’s historic Guardian Building took another step forward with the successful installation of the Energy Operation Center.
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Wayne County Health on Wheels Schedule -- July 2014

Monday, July 21, 2014
Mobile health units from Wayne County and local health providers will provide free health screenings for: Dental exams, HIV/AIDS, body mass index, blood pressure, cancer, cholesterol and stroke risk. Services may vary from location to location.
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Wayne County to host full day of country music and fun July 26

Monday, July 21, 2014
Country music fans, mark your calendars. Wayne County Parks presents the 3rd annual New Country on the River July 26! Fans will enjoy a full day of country music and fun along the river's edge at Elizabeth Park in Trenton, MI.
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Ficano lauds denial of permit application by MDEQ for pet coke storage

Thursday, July 17, 2014
The strong written and verbal opposition voiced by Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano and others against the storage of pet coke in River Rouge has paid a dividend for Downriver and southwest Detroit residents.
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Tire sweep nets more than 8,200 illegally dumped tires

Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Wayne County's Land Resource Management Division (LRMD), Southwest Detroit Environmental Vision (SDEV) and Brightmoor Alliance teamed-up in June to collect and dispose of illegally dumped tires in Southwest and Northwest Detroit.
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