Situated in the heart of the Great Lakes region along the beautiful Detroit River, Wayne County is the 13th most populous county in the United States. With 43 distinct communities including the automotive capital of the world - Detroit, Wayne County is rich in history, culture, arts, and world-class amenities. We take pride in being one of the most diverse counties in the United States; a place where different cultures come together to offer a truly cosmopolitan experience.
Wayne County offers a first-class business environment, a top-rated international airport, diverse residential areas, expansive parks, and a multitude of recreational and cultural l activities. We are home to several major universities including Wayne State, the University of Michigan-Dearborn, and the University of Detroit. We have several award-winning secondary and primary schools, as well as numerous community colleges and vocational schools. We are also home to the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Michigan Opera Theater, Detroit Institute of Arts, the Henry Ford, and dozens of theaters, art galleries and concert halls. With hundreds of musical and cultural events every year, Wayne County is Michigan's cultural epicenter.
We hope that you choose to live in or visit Wayne County and experience the quality of life enjoyed by our nearly 2 million residents.