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Ann Arbor is one of the cities in Michigan. The county seat for Washtenaw County is Ann Arbor. Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) includes all of Washtenaw County. The name "Ann Arbor" based on theory that was named from spouses of city founders and stands of tree, it was established in 1824. The University of Michigan is the world-famous institute for higher education. The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor moved to Detroit in 1837, except during the economic recession in 1873, it has shown steady growth around the 19th and 20th centuries. The university shapes Ann Arbor's economy by employing more than 30,000 workers, including nearly 12,000 in the medical center. Ann Arbor became a left-wing active's focal point and hub for Civil Rights Movement, Vietnam anti-war movement and student movement.
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Ann Arbor Area Recreation, Culture and Attractions
Several performing arts groups and facilities are on the campus of the University of Michigan that includes Hill Auditorium, the Lydia Mendelssohn Theater and Power Center. The University Musical Society (UMS) presents roughly 60 to 75 shows and 100 free educational activities each season. The Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum located in the historic downtown fire station which is both renovated and expanded. Many of the annual events mainly centered on visual arts. The city's major events are Ann Arbor Art Fairs which was held on downtown streets in the set of four harmonious juried celebrations and Ann Arbor Film Festival held on March third week celebrates more than 40 countries each year receives more than 2,500 submissions and one of the Academy Award-qualifying festivals in the United States. The Ann Arbor has number of arts organizations that are not connected with the University of Michigan. Ann Arbor University of Michigan is the member of the Big Ten Conference at the specification, has a major scene for college sports.

Ann Arbor Area Demographics
Ann Arbor Area Total Population is 114,000
Ann Arbor Area Male Population is 56,200
Ann Arbor Area Female Population is 57,800
Ann Arbor Area White Population is 80,200
Ann Arbor Area Asian Population is 16,300
Ann Arbor Area Black Population is 8,770
Ann Arbor Area Hispanic Population is 4,600
Ann Arbor Area Two or more races Population is 3,600
Ann Arbor Area Other race Population is 300
Ann Arbor Area American Indian Population is 200
Ann Arbor Area Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population is 30

Ann Arbor Area Education
One of the main parts of the Ann Arbor Public Schools (AAPS) is public schools because nearly16,539 students had been enrolled in 2008. There are more than 20 private schools in Ann Arbor like Rudolf Steiner School of Ann Arbor, Clonlara School and Greenhills School. There are number of charter schools like Washtenaw Technical Middle College and Honey Creek Community School. Ann Arbor area has plenty of opportunities for higher education. At the same time, there are four universities and a community college, graduating nearly thousands of talented members each year. University of Michigan is one of the great public universities in America.

Ann Arbor Area Symbol
Ann Arbor Area Nickname - Tree Town, Ace Deuce, The People's Republic of Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor Area History
In 1823, a fur trading post called Detroit a leading group through the new frontier in search of a place for the community to reach the banks of the Huron River. Established between the Virginia to the John Allen and Elisha Rumsey is a fellow pioneer. May 25th 1824, the town near the Wayne County was listed as "Annsarbour;" the town's name refers to the use of the familiar. In 1827 the city of Ann Arbor became the county seat of Washtenaw, and was formed as a village in 1833. In 1837, the property was favor to the University of Michigan from Detroit, instead of the site. Since the establishment of the university in 1837, was closely related to the history of the University of Michigan and Ann Arbor. Ann Arbor saw the development especially in milling and manufacturing. Ann Arbor's Jewish community was grown since the 20th century and its first and oldest synagogue, Beth Israel congregation founded in 1916.

Ann Arbor Area Tourism
The city of Ann Arbor transportation managed by The Ann Arbor Transportation Authority (AATA). "The Ride" as well as the brands of AATA, Ypsilanti public bus services within the city and nearby the state. AATA provides free bus services between and within the vicinity of the University of Michigan. The city has Ann Arbor Municipal Airport but it is small airport in the city, and Detroit Metropolitan Airport is international airport in Ann Arbor Area. Ann Arbor is one of the major railway centers in the state. The city also serves Michigan Central Railroad it was started in 1837.

Ann Arbor Area Transportation
Ann Arbor City is a popular destination for many families and inspiring hands - objects and art museums with collections of prestigious museums for children. More than 30 independent bookstores for book lovers are impressed, however, couples and single travelers attracted to eclectic shops, ethnic restaurants and hip nightclubs to enjoy. Ann Arbor City of the main attractions of the area is the same. Making it easy for the next hop, and enjoy all the powerful city has to offer.

Ann Arbor Area Universities
Cleary University, Howell, MI, U.S.A. - 852 Students
Concordia University-Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States - 700 Students
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, MI, US - 43,400 Students

Ann Arbor Area Tourist Attractions
Hands-On Museum, Ann Arbor, Michigan, an Interactive Science Museum for Children and Adults
Briarwood Mall, Ann Arbor, MI
Kerrytown, Ann Arbor - Ann Arbor, MI - historic business district and neighborhood in Ann Arbor
Nichols Arboretum, Ann Arbor, Michigan, the Grandeur and Serenity of Nature

Ann Arbor Area Museums
Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum
Cobblestone Farm and Museum
Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library
Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
Kempf House Museum
Kreft Center Gallery
Museum on Main Street
Parker Mill
Robbins Gallery
Sindecuse Museum of Dentistry
Slusser Gallery
Stearns Collection of Musical Instruments
University of Michigan Museum of Art
University of Michigan Museum of Natural History
William L. Clements Library

Ann Arbor Area Parks
Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation
Gallup Park
Fuller Recreation Area
Ann Arbor Parks & Recreation
Bromley Park
Furstenburg Park
Burns Park
Lilley Park
Parker Mill Park
South Maple Park
Winchell Park
Frisinger Park
Cedar Bend Park
Dolph Park
Esch Park
Ruthven Park
Mitchell Field

Ann Arbor Area Religious
Ann Arbor Area Catholic Church population is 39%
Ann Arbor Area Evangelical Lutheran Church in America is 5%
Ann Arbor Area United Methodist Church is 7%
Ann Arbor Area Jewish Population is 6%
Ann Arbor Area Other Population is 43%

Ann Arbor Area Government
Mayor of the Ann Arbor is carried out under the city manager form. Ten to half of the council members are elected annually by the ward for a period of two years. The election of the city mayor is elected for a period of two years. To the presiding officer of the City Council, the Mayor and the City Council's approval, as well as all the members of the Council shall have the power to appoint members of the Board and the Commission. Left-wing politics, especially in the municipal government is the strongest of the year in 1960. Ann Arbor has a District Court the Court serves City of Ann Arbor has been working with a local state.

Ann Arbor Area Geography
Ann Arbor city has an area of 28.70 square miles, of which 27.83 square miles of land and 0.87 square miles is water. Ann Arbor was a good productive agricultural and fruit-growing region located on Huron River. Ann Arbor city has more than 50,000 trees along streets and parks have an equal number. Ann Arbor's "Tree Town" nickname came from its parks and residential areas, dense forests. Several large city parks and University Park border sections of the banks of the Huron River. Ann Arbor has a humid continental climate, which is usually a western. There are four seasons: summer is very warm and humid, winters are cold with heavy snowfall; between spring and autumn are slightly smaller.

Ann Arbor Area Economy
University of Michigan is one of the major economic sectors in Ann Arbor. High-tech, bio-tech, health services and other major parts of the city's economy. International Radio Corporation in 1930 was the first mass-produced AC / DC radio, as well as the first pocket radio with the introduction of high tech companies. Trade and information publishing industries are also in this region. Still, the City of Ann Arbor has problem facing businesses and it is the inability to find qualified employees.

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