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Lapeer County, Michigan

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Lapeer County (/ləpir/ lə-PEER) is a county located in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2020 Census, the population was 88,619.[3] The county seat is Lapeer.[4] The county was created on September 18, 1822, and was fully organized on February 2, 1835. The name is a corruption of the French la pierre, which means "the stone".[5] Lapeer County is located north of Detroit and east of Flint.

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Lapeer County
Lapeer County Courthouse
Map of Michigan highlighting Lapeer County
Location within the U.S. state of Michigan
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Michigan's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 43°05′N 83°13′W
CountryFlag_of_the_United_States.svg United States
StateFlag_of_Michigan.svg Michigan
FoundedSeptember 18, 1822 (created)
February 2, 1835 (organized)[1][2]
Largest cityLapeer
  Total663 sq mi (1,720 km2)
  Land643 sq mi (1,670 km2)
  Water20 sq mi (50 km2)  3.0%%
  Density137/sq mi (53/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
  Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district9th