Ann Arbor is a city in as well as the county seat of Washtenaw County, Michigan, and currently ranks as the sixth-largest city in the state of Michigan with a population of over 113,000, having been surpassed by Lansing in the last official U.S. Census. Ann Arbor sits outside the Detroit Metropolitan Area, and thus anchors its own; the Ann Arbor Metropolitan Statistical Area, as it is officially known, includes all of Washtenaw County and is home to a total population of over 344,700 residents.
The city was founded in 1824 by a couple of land speculators, and was originally spelled “Annarbour” before the name was changed to its current spelling at least by 1827, as in that year it was named the county seat of Washtenaw County and was officially known as “Ann Arbor” by that time. The city today is primarily a college town, as it is the home of the University of Michigan, which moved to Ann Arbor from Detroit. The University of Michigan has a large impact on the city’s economy, and is a major draw for new residents, particularly new college students entering University life for the first time. As such, the population of Ann Arbor generally sees its ups and downs, with the most people usually living in the town during the fall. Many auto transport companies offer student discounts for shipments into Ann Arbor as well.
During the summer months, average daily highs in Ann Arbor tend to reach into the low-to-mid 80’s during the day, with overnight lows generally falling down into the low-to-mid 50’s. During the winter months, however, temperatures drop drastically, with average daily highs only topping out in the low 30’s, usually either below freezing or right at, and overnight lows usually falling down into the mid-teens. Snow is common in Ann Arbor during the winter season, which can make auto transport more difficult.
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- City of Ann Arbor Official Website: https://www.a2gov.org
- Ann Arbor on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ann_Arbor,_Michigan
- The Official Guide to Ann Arbor: https://www.visitannarbor.org
- Ann Arbor on City Data: http://www.city-data.com/city/Ann-Arbor-Michigan.html
Ann Arbor Zip Codes Include:
48103, 48104, 48105, 48106, 48107, 48108, 48109, 48113,