Branch County , Michigan

Branch County: County in Michigan, United States

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

About

Branch County is a county located in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the population was 45,248 and a population density of 34 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 43,424 inhabitants. Its county seat is Coldwater. The county was created 192 years ago in 1828.

Lanphere-Pratt House image
Lanphere-Pratt House
Lanphere-Pratt House image

Geography

Branch County is located at 41°54'58"N 85°3'33"W (41.9161100, -85.0590300). It has 3 neighbors: LaGrange County, Steuben County and Saint Joseph County.

Branch County map

The largest city of Branch County is Ray with a population of 4,059. Other cities include and Coldwater population 785. See all Branch County cities & populated places.

Weather

Branch County forecast: Rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. more

Branch County Quick Facts

Population : 43,424 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Michigan (United States)
Area : 1345 km2
Official name : Branch County
Water as percent of area : 2.6%
Land as percent of area : 97.4%
Named for : John Branch
Altitude : 981 feet / 299 meters
Capital : Coldwater
Establishment : January 01, 1829
Time Zone : America/Detroit
Local time : 04:39:34 (25th September 2021)
Density : 32 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.2% (2010-2020)
Weather : 64℉ Rain Showers 7-days weather

Branch County has 3 neighbours.

  • Coldwater

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Branch County decreased by 4.2% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 45,248 - census
2011 43,923 -3.02% estimation process
2012 43,792 -0.3% estimation process
2013 43,587 -0.47% estimation process
2014 43,733 0.33% estimation process
2015 43,639 -0.22% estimation process
2016 43,466 -0.4% estimation process
2017 43,375 -0.21% estimation process
2018 43,566 0.44% estimation process
2019 43,517 -0.11% estimation process
2020 43,424 -0.21% estimation process

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People born in Branch County (1)

American politician Edgar J. Adams was born in Branch County

Other places with the same name (1)

Branch County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Ray 4,059 Unincorporated community in Indiana and Michigan, USA
Algansee 1,963 Township in Branch County, Michigan
Girard 1,765 Township in Branch County, Michigan
Quincy 1,617 Village in Branch County in the U.
Union City 1,564 Village in Michigan, United States
Kinderhook 1,501 Township in Branch County, Michigan
Butler 1,454 Township in Branch County, Michigan
Bethel 1,423 Township in Branch County, Michigan
Bronson 1,334 Town in Levy County, Florida
Batavia 1,326 Unincorporated community in Batavia Township, Branch County, Michigan
Matteson 1,196 Township in Branch County, Michigan
California 1,030 Township in Branch County, Michigan
Coldwater 785 City in Michigan, United States of America
Gilead 652 Township in Branch County, Michigan
Sherwood 306 Village in Branch County, Michigan

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