Benzie County , Michigan

Benzie County: County in Michigan, United States

Benzie County locator map
Location of Benzie County on Michigan map.

About

Benzie County is a county located in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the population was 17,525 and a population density of 8 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 17,852 inhabitants. Its county seat is Beulah. The county was created 158 years ago in 1862.

LightningVolt Frankfort Lighthouse image
LightningVolt Frankfort Lighthouse
LightningVolt Frankfort Lighthouse image

Geography

Benzie County is located at 44°37'1"N 86°8'20"W (44.6168700, -86.1389900). It has 6 neighbors: Grand Traverse County, Leelanau County, Manistee County, Wexford County, Door County and Kewaunee County.

Benzie County map

The largest city of Benzie County is Frankfort with a population of 1,289. Other cities include, Elberta population 373, Beulah population 347, Honor population 331 and Lake Ann population 271. See all Benzie County cities & populated places.

Weather

Benzie County forecast: A chance of rain showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 52. more

Benzie County Quick Facts

Population : 17,852 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Michigan (United States)
Area : 2226 km2
Water as percent of area : 63%
Land as percent of area : 37%
Named for : Betsie River
Altitude : 794 feet / 242 meters
Capital : Beulah
Establishment : January 01, 1863
Time Zone : America/Detroit
Local time : 10:05:59 (23rd October 2021)
Density : 8 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.83% (2010-2020)
Weather : 52℉ Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather

Benzie County has 6 neighbours.

  • Beulah

Demographics

The population of Benzie County increased by 1.83% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 17,525 - census
2011 17,389 -0.78% estimation process
2012 17,328 -0.35% estimation process
2013 17,348 0.12% estimation process
2014 17,473 0.72% estimation process
2015 17,390 -0.48% estimation process
2016 17,534 0.82% estimation process
2017 17,624 0.51% estimation process
2018 17,761 0.77% estimation process
2019 17,766 0.03% estimation process
2020 17,852 0.48% estimation process

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Benzie County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Benzie County.

City Name Population Title
Frankfort 1,289 City in Benzie County, Michigan, United States of America
Weldon 554 Township in Benzie County, Michigan
Benzonia 505 Township in Benzie County, Michigan
Thompsonville 459 Village in Benzie County, Michigan
Elberta 373 Human settlement in Benzie County, Michigan, United States of America
Beulah 347 City in Michigan
Honor 331 Michigan
Lake Ann 271 Human settlement in Benzie County, Michigan, United States of America

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