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The Commission oversees the County's local historic districts and promotes a culture of historic preservation.
A local historic district is an entity that protects the integrity of historic resources. Washtenaw County has 15 districts.
These self-guided tours celebrate and highlight a variety of historic and cultural resources.
Learn more about the history of Washtenaw County, which was formally established January 1, 1827.
You are invited to explore the historic resources of Washtenaw County using HistWeb, our online mapping interface.
Learn more about designation options for local historic resources.
For more information, email Melinda Schmidt, Historic Preservation Staff or call (734) 544-6747.