Place:Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, United States


Alt namesEast Saginawsource: Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 800
Fort Saginawsource: Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 800; USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS26021015
Saginaw Citysource: Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 800
Coordinates43.417°N 83.95°W
Located inSaginaw, Michigan, United States     (1600 - )
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Saginaw is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan and the seat of Saginaw County. Both the city of Saginaw and Saginaw County are located in the Flint/Tri-Cities region of Michigan. The city of Saginaw is located adjacent to Saginaw Charter Township and is considered part of the Tri-Cities area, along with neighboring Bay City and Midland.

The city of Saginaw was once a thriving lumber town in the 19th century and an important industrial city and manufacturing center throughout much of the 20th century. However, by the late 20th century, Saginaw's industry and its once-strong manufacturing presence declined, leading to increasing unemployment, crime, and a decrease in population.

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