About Monroe County
Monroe County, Michigan was established in July, 1817. Located at 106 East First Street Monroe, Michigan 48161. You can reach us at 1-888-354-5500. Monroe County, Michigan is Michigan's southeasternmost County, and is Michigan's only port on Lake Erie. It is situated directly between Detroit to the north and Toledo, Ohio to the south, with proximity to other cities like Ann Arbor, Michigan and Windsor, Ontario. Its estimated population in January 2009 was 153,817.
Monroe County is characterized by urban and industrial development along its eastern shoreline, and agriculture in its western sector. It has two coal-fired power plants, and one nuclear power plant. The lakeshore offers many fishing and boating opportunities, and harbors North America's only International Wildlife Refuge. Monroe County has a rich historic legacy, having been the adopted home of General George Armstrong Custer, and the site of the Battle of the River Raisin, part of the War of 1812, which took place on January 23rd, 1813.
About Wayne County
Wayne County is the most populous county in the State of Michigan. As of 2017, the United States Census estimated its population as 1,753,616 making it the 19th-most populous county in the United States. The county seat is Detroit the largest and most populous city in Michigan and 18th most-populous city in the United States. The county was founded in 1796 and organized in 1815.
Wayne County is included in the Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI MSA. It is one of several U.S. counties named after Revolutionary War-era general Anthony Wayne.