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Ann Arbor, Michigan

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Ann Arbor is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan and the seat of government of Washtenaw County.[7] The 2020 census recorded its population to be 123,851, making it the fifth-largest city in Michigan.[8] It is the principal city of the Ann Arbor Metropolitan Statistical Area, which encompasses all of Washtenaw County. Ann Arbor is also included in the Greater Detroit Combined Statistical Area and the Great Lakes megalopolis, the most populated and largest megalopolis in North America.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
Downtown Ann Arbor, 2020-05-05.jpg
From top, left to right: the Ann Arbor skyline, a sunset in Ann Arbor, Saint Andrew's Episcopal Church, Huron River, and the 2019 Ann Arbor Art Fair
Flag of Ann Arbor, Michigan
Official seal of Ann Arbor, Michigan
A2, A2, Tree Town, People's Republic of Ann Arbor
Interactive map of Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor is located in Michigan
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Ann Arbor is located in the United States
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Coordinates: 42°16′53″N 83°44′54″W
CountryUnited States
Incorporated1833 (village)
1851 (city)
Founded byJohn Allen and Elisha Rumsey
Named forThe wives of the city's founders (both named Ann) and the bur oak in the area
  MayorChristopher Taylor (D)
  AdministratorMilton Dohoney
  ClerkJacqueline Beaudry
  City council
  • Christopher Taylor
  • Cynthia Harrison
  • Linh Song
  • Christopher Watson
  • Travis Radina
  • Ayesha Ghazi Edwin
  • Jen Eyer
  • Dharma Akmon
  • Jenn Cornell
  • Erica Briggs
  • Lisa Disch
  City29.09 sq mi (75.35 km2)
  Land28.22 sq mi (73.10 km2)
  Water0.87 sq mi (2.25 km2)
159.57 sq mi (413.46 km2)
722 sq mi (1,870 km2)
840 ft (256 m)
  Rank231st in the United States
5th in Michigan
  Density4,388.14/sq mi (1,694.28/km2)
317,689 (US: 129th)[4]
  Urban density2,214.6/sq mi (855.0/km2)
  Metro372,258 (US: 148th)
DemonymAnn Arborite
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP code(s)
48103–48109, 48113
Area code734
FIPS code26-03000[6]
GNIS feature ID0620133[6]

Ann Arbor is home to the University of Michigan. The university significantly shapes Ann Arbor's economy as it employs about 30,000 workers, including about 12,000 in its medical center. The city's economy is also centered on high technology, with several companies drawn to the area by the university's research and development infrastructure.[9]

Ann Arbor was founded in 1824. It was named after the wives of the village's founders, both named Ann, and the stands of bur oak trees they found at the site of the town.[10] The city's population grew at a rapid rate in the early to mid-20th century.