Welcome to Ogemaw County

COVID-19 Message

In compliance with the public health order issued by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services on November 15, 2020, and with Emergency Rules imposed by the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MiOSHA), entry into all Ogemaw County facilities is restricted until further notice.  All meetings of Ogemaw County elected and appointed boards, commissions and committees will be virtual as allowed under the Open Meetings Act during this time.

Persons in need of service are encouraged to contact County departments by way of telephone or email before visiting a County facility. Please use the directory at the bottom of this page for telephone numbers.

Transit is currently operating 7 A.M. to 7 P.M. Monday through Friday

Effective Monday January 25, 2021 the Sheriff’s Office Lobby is open 9:30 A.M. to 5:30 P.M. Monday through Friday (Lobby is closed on State & Federal Holidays)

Click HERE to see the latest statistics for COVID-19 in Ogemaw County

Updated March 26, 2021 at 1:58 P.M. EST

Frequently used information

Press Release from Special Meeting – February 25, 2021

Click here to see the press release from the Feb 25 2021 meeting

Draft Soil Erosion Ordinance

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Rifle River Intercounty Drainage Board Meeting – May 5, 2021 10:30 A.M.

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Whitney Intercounty Drainage Board Meeting – May 5, 2021 1:30 P.M.

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Committee of the Whole Meeting – May 6, 2021 8:30 A.M. **Note meeting time change**

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Click here for meeting agenda

Ogemaw County is a county located in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the population was 21,699 (2013). The county seat is West Branch.

Area: 575 mi²

Founded: 1840

Population: 21,234 (2013)