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Wayne County, Michigan

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Wayne County was the sixth county in the Northwest Territory, formed August 15, 1796 from portions of territorial Hamilton County, territorial Knox County and unorganized territory. It was named for the U.S. general "Mad Anthony" Wayne.

Adjacent Counties & Provinces


Allen Park | Belleville | Dearborn | Dearborn Heights | Detroit (County Seat) | Ecorse | Flat Rock (part) | Garden City | Gibraltar | Grosse Pointe, GP Farms, GP Park, GP Shores (part), GP Woods | Hamtramck | Harper Woods | Highland Park | Inkster | Lincoln Park | Livonia | Melvindale | Northville (part) | Plymouth | River Rouge | Riverview | Rockwood | Romulus | Southgate | Taylor | Trenton | Wayne | Westland | Woodhaven | Wyandotte



Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places

Detroit River Int'l Wildlife Ref.