Bay City Bay County, Michigan

Bay City: City in Bay County, Michigan, USA


Bay City is a city located in the county of Bay in the U.S. state of Michigan. Its population at the 2010 census was 34,932 and a population density of 1,204 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 32,717 inhabitants.

The city was created 185 years ago in 1836.

Bay City Quick Facts

Population : 32,717 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Michigan (United States)
County : Bay County
Postal code : 48706–48710
Phone Area Codes : 989
Area : 29.02 km2
Altitude : 584 feet / 178 meters
Capital city : Bay City is capital of Bay County
Establishment : January 01, 1837 (185 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−07:00
Local time : 15:34:39 (28th May 2022)
Density : 1,127 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -6.77% (2010-2019)
Bay City locator map
Location of Bay City on Michigan map.
Midland St. Bay City  West Side image
Midland St. Bay City West Side
Midland St. Bay City  West Side image


Bay City is located at 43°35'40"N 83°53'20"W (43.5944700, -83.8888600).

Bay City map


According to census records, the population of Bay City decreased by 6.77% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 34,932 - census
2011 34,738 -0.56% estimation process
2012 34,509 -0.66% estimation process
2013 34,359 -0.44% estimation process
2014 34,052 -0.9% estimation process
2015 33,722 -0.98% estimation process
2016 33,330 -1.18% estimation process
2017 33,126 -0.62% estimation process
2018 32,948 -0.54% estimation process
2019 32,717 -0.71% estimation process

Bay City zip code is 48706. County name: Bay, County fips: 26017

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People born in Bay City (84)

People born in Bay City, including football player Bill Hewitt, actress Betsy Brandt, professional wrestler Scott Steiner, .


  • Tyler McVey (actor (1912-2003)) he was born in 14/02/1912
  • Rick Steiner (American professional wrestler and real estate broker) he was born in 09/03/1961
  • Lawrence E. Glendenin (chemist) he was born in 08/11/1918
  • Elford Albin Cederberg (American politician (1918-2006)) he was born in 06/03/1918
  • James A. Barcia (American politician) he was born in 25/02/1952
  • John Garrels (American hurdler, shot putter and discus thrower (1885-1956)) he was born in 18/11/1885
  • John List (American mass murderer) he was born in 17/09/1925
  • Alex Izykowski (short track speed skater) he was born in 26/01/1984
  • C. W. Thornthwaite (American climatologist) he was born in 07/03/1899
  • James Sutherland Spore (American governor) he was born in 13/05/1885
  • Rolf Armstrong (American painter of pin-up art (1889-1960)) he was born in 21/04/1889
  • Eric Devendorf (American basketball player) he was born in 21/04/1987
  • Trenton Robinson (American football player) he was born in 16/02/1990
  • Warren Avis (Founder of Avis Rent A Car System Inc.) he was born in 04/08/1915
  • John Welchli (American rower) he was born in 06/03/1929
  • T. C. Schneirla (American Comparative Psychologist, Zoologist) he was born in 23/07/1902
  • Alvin C. Eurich (American Educational Psychologist and educator, first President of SUNY) he was born in 14/06/1902
  • Bill Mueller (American baseball player) he was born in 09/11/1920

Schools in Bay City

College & universities near Bay City, MI

Code Name City ZIP
168892 Bayshire Academy of Beauty Craft Inc Bay City (MI) 48708-5614
493424 Career Quest Learning Center-Bay City Branch Bay City (MI) 48706-1234
169521 Delta College University Center (MI) 48710
172051 Saginaw Valley State University University Center (MI) 48710
247409 Ross Medical Education Center-Saginaw Saginaw (MI) 48603

Stations (9)

Amtrak & bus stations near Bay City, MI

Code Name Address Type
BCY Bay City, MI 1124 Washington Avenue BUS
SGW Saginaw, MI 511 Johnson Street BUS
FLN Flint station 1407 South Dort Highway RAIL
OWO Owosso, MI 109 Comstock Street BUS
DRD Durand Union Station 200 South Railroad St. RAIL

Post offices near Bay City

Post Office Name City ZIP
Bay City Post Office Bay City (MI) 48708

Other places with the same name (4)

Other cities in Bay County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Bay County , MI.

City Name Population Title
Kawkawlin 4,657 Township in Bay County, Michigan
Essexville 3,244 City in Bay County in the U.
Pinconning 2,337 City in Bay County, Michigan, United States of America
Auburn 2,069 City in Michigan, USA
Mount Forest 1,369 Township of Michigan
Bentley 836 Township in Bay County, Michigan
Beaver 517 Township in Newaygo County, Michigan

Distance to Other Cities

Bay City distances to largest Michigan cities