Ottawa County was named after the Ottawa Indian tribe who lived Ottawa Countyalong the banks of the Grand River. It has 30 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline.

It's economic base is comprised of over 6,000 nonfarm establishments including manufacturing firms, retail & wholesale trades, tourism and recreation.

With an estimated population of approximately 270,000 and land area of 565 square miles, Ottawa County is poised for continued, long-term growth and prosperity


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Holland State Park lies just south of Spyglass Condominiums in Ottawa County. Lake Michigan can be seen on the western border with Holland Channel leading into Lake Macatawa. The Spyglass webcam offers a view of Holland Channel.

Ottawa County Information:

  • Total Population: 269,099 (2012)

  • Median Household Income: $55,661 (2007 - 2011)

  • Work Force: 138,348 (2011)

  • Total Employment: 125,985 (2011)

  • Unemployment Rate: 6.7% (2013)
  • Bond Rating: Aaa (2012)
  • Ottawa County Weather

    Month

    Avg. Min Temp

    Ave. Max Temp

    January
    19F./-7C
    31F./-1C
    July
    62F./17C
    79F./26C

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