Crawford County strives to enhance the quality of life for present and future generations by fostering economic growth through the highest quality of residential, recreational, and business development in Northern Michigan.
Crawford County is located in the north-central part of the Lower Peninsula, the county seat is Grayling.
The county contains 559 square miles, most of the county is in the AuSable State and Huron Manistee National Forests. The economy depends largely on the service industry and retail trade. With national and state forests and parklands, recreational activities abound.