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Saginaw County, Michigan
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Founded February 9, 1835
Seat Saginaw
Area
 • Total 815.78 sq mi (2,113 km2)
 • Land 808.93 sq mi (2,095 km2)
 • Water 6.85 sq mi (18 km2), 0.84%
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 • (2010) 200,169
 • Density 259/sq mi (100/km²)
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Census Pop.
1840 892
1850 2,609 192.5%
1860 12,693 386.5%
1870 39,097 208.0%
1880 59,095 51.1%
1890 82,273 39.2%
1900 81,222 −1.3%
1910 89,290 9.9%
1920 100,286 12.3%
1930 120,717 20.4%
1940 130,468 8.1%
1950 153,515 17.7%
1960 190,752 24.3%
1970 219,743 15.2%
1980 228,059 3.8%
1990 211,946 −7.1%
2000 210,039 −0.9%
2010 200,169 −4.7%
Est. 2012 198,353 −0.9%
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  • Full Service Packing - All items in your home are packed by our trustworthy household movers using the most up-to-date packing methods and materials in the industry.
  • Fragile Packing - You define your breakable or high-value items such as dishes, glassware, artwork, fragile furniture, mirrors, etc. and we will professionally pack them with care, while you pack all of your other belongings.
  • Do It Yourself Packing - Rose can provide boxes and materials to make your job as easy as possible.
Basic Household Moving Services
  • Loading - Each of your belongings is labeled, inventoried and loaded in a systematic process. Additionally, all upholstered furniture is wrapped in stretch wrap, a strong, clear plastic that completely covers the furniture, protecting it from dirt and damage.
  • Transportation - All of our trailers are equipped with air-ride suspension systems to ensure the contents travel in the safest manner possible. All trucks are driven by professional household movers with the best training in the industry.
  • Unloading - Upon arrival, all items are inventoried as they are unloaded. When unloading, furniture, boxes and other belongings are placed in the rooms you designate. Assembly of beds, bookcases and other furniture is available upon request. Additionally, our household movers will protect your new home by using several types of floor runners to prevent stains or scratches on carpet and wood flooring.
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"Perfect" is the word to describe our experience with Rose Moving & Storage. Everything was perfect. The team of six movers, led by Mark McLean arrived right on time, and after sizing up the job went right to work. The team worked together, packing and loading everything in one day. Delivery was accomplished the following day. All of our possessions were delivered in the same condition they were in prior to Rose handling/moving them. Not only that, but these pros made sure to leave your old home and your new home in the same condition they found them in. It rained on day one and yet nobody from the Rose staff trailed any water or dirt into the old house.
Efficient, honest, friendly and professional. That is what you can expect from Rose Moving & Storage. And this description extends to not only the Rose employees who handle your property but the behind-the-scene staff as well. Mike Engelhardt, Beverly and the rest of the Rose staff all carried themselves in a most professional manner.
This isn't the first time we hired Rose Moving & Storage. Approx. eight years ago, Rose moved out daughter from Michigan to the east coast. Bottom line, they were perfect then, too.
I love Rose Moving, I really do. I have complete trust in this company and every one of their employees. Two moves spanning eight years, and nothing but perfection to report.
April 24, 2016
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I called several moving companies to move my moms furniture from her condo in Allen Park over to Maple Heights Retirement Community in Allen Park. Rose is the preferred moving company for Maple Heights. They were a little more expensive than other companies but I felt more comfortable with Rose after talking with Jim. The guys arrived at the scheduled start time and completed the job in 3 hours. Both workers were outstanding. They went over the top to please us. I would highly recommend this company for any moving needs.
April 10, 2015
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I moved my 92 year old mother from our home in northeastern OH to Colorado Springs.  After interviewing 3 moving cos., we decided to go with Allied - Rose Moving was the company which actually moved her belongings, not the local Allied franchise.  This was a littler disconcerting for me at first, since I had expected that the local company I had chosen would be the actual movers - there are always so many ways that a partial load move can get screwed up.  However, my fears were groundless.  My only point of contact with Rose was Jeff Hayes, the driver, and he was friendly, professional and very efficient.  My mother moved into a senior retirement home and Jeff was very respectful of the needs of the other residents (regarding noise and blocking entrances), which was a relief - didn't want to make a bad first impression for my mom with her new neighbors!  What's more, unlike the representatives from the other movers, Jeff interacted with my mom (who was the one who was actually paying for the move) - the others seemed to ignore my mom and only address their remarks to me.  I have noticed this type of disrespectful behavior when seniors are concerned and dislike it.

Although there was a small glitch along the way, Jeff's only concern was to do whatever it took to make it right - there was no knee-jerk reaction of "It's not my fault" which seems to be very common nowadays.  This glitch was resolved satisfactorily.

All in all, this was an unexpectedly pleasant and worry-free ( or as close as any move can come to being worry-free) move.  If Rose's other drivers are similar in caliber to Jeff, I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Rose to anyone who is planning a move.
March 10, 2013



Saginaw (Get Movers Quote for Saginaw, MI) is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the population was 200,169. The county seat is Saginaw (Saginaw, MI Relocation Companies). The county was created by September 10, 1822, and was fully organized on February 9, 1835. Another source opines that: "There are two possible derivations: from 'Sace-nong' or 'Sak-e-nong' (Sauk Town) because the Sauk (Sac) once lived there, or from Chippewa words meaning 'place of the outlet' from 'sag' (an opening) and 'ong' (place of)." See List of Michigan county name etymologies.

Geography

  • According to the 2000 census, the county has a total area of 815.78 square miles (2,112.9 km2), of which 808.93 square miles (2,095.1 km2) (or 99.16%) is land and 6.85 square miles (17.7 km2) (or 0.84%) is water.
  • The Roman Catholic Diocese of Saginaw (Saginaw, Michigan Moving Company) is the controlling regional body for the Catholic Church.
  • Saginaw (Saginaw, MI Moving) is considered to be part of Flint/Tri-Cities.

Geographic features

The County has no natural lakes, but many rivers. The Saginaw (Saginaw, Michigan Relocation Company) River is the waterway that completes the Saginaw (Saginaw, MI Moving Reviews) River Watershed, which is the largest watershed in the State of Michigan. Other rivers that source the Saginaw (Saginaw, MI Movers) include Cass, Flint, Shiawassee, Bad, and Tittabawassee.

  • Cass River has many branches, one of which flows into the Shiawassee River in the Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge at 43°22′N 84°01′W / 43.367°N 84.017°W / 43.367; -84.017 less than a mile from where the Shiawassee merges with the Tittabawassee River to form the Saginaw River. The Refuge is entirely within Saginaw (Get Relocation Quote for Saginaw, MI).

Adjacent counties

Federal reservation

  • Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge

Demographics

The 2010 United States Census indicates Saginaw (Get Movers Quote for Saginaw, MI) had a 2010 population of 200,169. This is a decrease of -9,870 people from the 2000 United States Census. Overall, the county had a -4.7% growth rate during this ten-year period. In 2010 there were 79,011 households and 52,287 families in the county. The population density was 250.2 per square mile (96.6 square kilometers). There were 86,844 housing units at an average density of 108.5 per square mile (41.9 square kilometers). The racial and ethnic makeup of the county was 70.5% White, 18.6% Black or African American, 0.3% Native American, 1.0% Asian, 7.8% Hispanic or Latino, 0.1% from other races, and 1.6% from two or more races.

There were 79,011 households out of which 30.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.4% were husband and wife families, 16.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 33.8% were non-families, and 28.2% were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the county the population was spread out with 23.4% under age of 18, 10.6% from 18 to 24, 22.9% from 25 to 44, 27.8% from 45 to 64, and 15.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 93.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.4 males.

The 2010 American Community Survey 1-year estimate indicates the median income for a household in the county was $41,938 and the median income for a family was $52,243. Males had a median income of $27,691 versus $16,488 for females. The per capita income for the county was $21,025. About 12.4% of families and 16.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.1% of those under the age 18 and 10.1% of those age 65 or over.

History

What is today Saginaw (Get Movers Prices for Saginaw, MI) was inhabited by the Ojibwe before the were driven out by Euro-Americans. The Ojibwe were still the dominant force in the area in the 1820s and in 1827 they were attacked by a two groups of Winnebago people coming from Wisconsin. The Ojibwe prevailed in this fight with the aid of local Euro-American settlers.

In 1853 the Ojibwe and Ottawa both established large hunting camps along the Saginaw (Saginaw, Michigan Relocation Companies) River, although Euro-American settlers were beginning saw mills and farms in the area by that point.

Government and politics

The county government operates the jail, maintains rural roads, operates the major local courts, keeps files of deeds and mortgages, maintains vital records, administers public health regulations, and participates with the state in the provision of welfare and other social services. The county board of commissioners controls the budget but has only limited authority to make laws or ordinances. In Michigan, most local government functions — police and fire, building and zoning, tax assessment, street maintenance, etc. — are the responsibility of individual cities and townships.

Saginaw (Get Relocation Estimate for Saginaw, MI) elected officials

  • Prosecuting Attorney: Michael D. Thomas
  • Sheriff: William Federspiel
  • County Clerk: Susan Kaltenbach
  • County Treasurer: Timothy M. Novak
  • Register of Deeds: Mildred M. Dodak
  • Public Works Commissioner: James A. Koski

All countywide officers are elected for four-year terms. The next scheduled election for these offices is November of 2012.

(information as of June 2010)

Cities, villages, and townships

Map of Saginaw (Get Move Estimate for Saginaw, MI) indicating its various political subdivisions. Cities are indicated by yellow, villages by maroon. The major rivers and streams within the County are also indicated.

Cities

Under Michigan law, cities are municipal corporations but are not completely independent of the counties in which they are located; once incorporated, they cease to be part of a township. A city resident is also a resident of a county, is liable for taxes to both units of government and may vote in both city and county elections, if eligible.

Villages

Under Michigan law, villages are municipal corporations but are not independent of the townships in which they are located. A village resident also is a resident of a township, is liable for taxes to both units of government and may vote in both village and township elections, if eligible.

Townships

Under Michigan law, townships are organized as general law or charter townships. Charter townships have more taxing power than general law townships, and are generally protected from annexation by neighboring municipalities.

Unincorporated Places

Saginaw (Get Moving Prices for Saginaw, MI) has nine Census-designated places (CDPs), areas where the Bureau of the Census collects statistics as if these were incorporated municipalities, and several unincorporated communities defined by the Postal Service, or by local tradition.

Census-designated places

Other unincorporated places

  • Alicia
  • Blumfield Corners
  • Brady Center
  • Brant
  • Chapin
  • Clausedale
  • Crow Island
  • Dice
  • Fenmore
  • Fergus
  • Fordney
  • Fosters
  • Frankentrost
  • Frost
  • Galloway‡
  • Garfield
  • Gera
  • Groveton
  • Indiantown
  • Iva
  • Kochville
  • Lakefield
  • Lawndale
  • Layton Corners
  • Luce
  • Marion (Marion, MI Relocation) Springs
  • Morseville
  • Nelson
  • Orr
  • Racy
  • Paines
  • Parshallburg
  • Roosevelt
  • Shattuckville
  • Swan Creek
  • Taymouth

Transportation

Saginaw (Get Relocation Estimate for Saginaw, MI) was the destination of a Sauk footpath that became one of the first roads in what is now Michigan, the Saginaw Trail. The trail, first authorized in 1819, was completed to Saginaw in 1841. Since then, Saginaw's access to the outside world has expanded with the development of maritime, rail, air, and freeway links to the major cities of Michigan and neighboring states and nations.

Airports

Scheduled airline service is available from MBS International Airport near Freeland, Michigan and Bishop International Airport in Flint, Michigan. Harry Browne Airport in Buena Vista Charter (Buena Vista Charter, Michigan Moving Reviews) also serves the region.

Highways

  • I-75
  • I-675
  • US 23
  • M-13 runs from I-69 through downtown Saginaw and north to Standish (Standish, Michigan Relocation).
  • M-15
  • M-46 is a cross peninsular road, running across the mitten and the thumb—from Port Sanilac (Port Sanilac, MI Moving Reviews) on the Lake Huron shore; through Saginaw near Saginaw Bay; and then on to Muskegon on the Lake Michigan shore. This east-west surface route nearly bisects the Lower Peninsula of Michigan latitudinally.
  • M-47 passes through the western suburbs and provides a direct connection to MBS International Airport in Freeland before ending at US 10 in nearby Bay (Bay, Michigan Moving Company).
  • M-52 runs from the Ohio border through Adrian and Owosso before ending at M-46, in the western suburbs of Saginaw (Saginaw, MI Movers). M-52 also provides an alternate connection to Lansing, Michigan's state capitol.
  • M-54
  • M-57
  • M-58 runs from M-47 to I-675.
  • M-81 runs east from M-13 to Caro and Cass City and ends at M-53 in Sanilac (Sanilac, MI Relocation Companies).
  • M-83
  • M-84 runs from downtown Bay City (Bay City, MI Moving Company) to M-58 in Saginaw.

Maritime

The Saginaw River is maintained by the Corps of Engineers, and from time to time, dredged to maintain a shipping channel down the river to Bay City (Bay City, Michigan Relocation Companies), and from there, to the Great Lakes.

Education

Michigan Lutheran Seminary in Saginaw (Saginaw, Michigan Moving Reviews)

Primary and secondary education

Public schools

Most of Saginaw (Get Relocation Estimate for Saginaw, MI) is served by the Saginaw (Saginaw, MI Movers) Intermediate School District (SISD), which coordinates the efforts of local boards of education, but has no operating authority over schools. Local school boards in Michigan retain great autonomy over day-to-day operations.

As of November 2012, the communities of Saginaw (Get Moves Cost for Saginaw, MI) are served by the following members of the Saginaw ISD:

(These are general descriptions; small parcels may be in a neighboring district.)

Some parts of the county are served by neighboring intermediate districts. The most noteworthy of these are:

Likewise, some of the districts in the Saginaw ISD extend into neighboring counties; the largest of these cases include the Chesaning Union district, which also serves the northern sections of Hazelton and New Haven townships in Shiawassee County; the Hemlock schools, which include the southern portion of Ingersoll Township in Midland County; and the Merrill district, which embraces most of Midland County's Mount Haley (Mount Haley, MI Relocation Companies).

Charter and private schools

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Saginaw (Saginaw, Michigan Moving Reviews) operates a number of school throughout the county, as do various Lutheran churches and denominations. A number of charter schools also operate in the county.

Higher education

  • Saginaw Valley State University (SVSU) is a four-year state university located in eastern Kochville (Kochville, MI Relocation).
  • Delta College is a two-year community college that serves Saginaw (Get Moves Cost for Saginaw, MI), but is located in neighboring Bay County, a few miles to the north of the SVSU campus.

Notable natives

See also: Category:People from Saginaw (Saginaw, MI Relocation), Michigan\

  • Theodore Roethke (1908–1963) Pulitzer prize and National Book Award winning poet was born and buried here.
  • Robert Schindiette, Jr. Community activist, amateur videographer, undefeated court record

Historical markers

There are twenty eight recognized historical markers in the county: They are:

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