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Site Selection Magazine named Saginaw-Saginaw Township North as the sixth Top Metro Area for New and Expanded Facilities in 2010 for areas with a population between 50,000 and 200,000. Nine projects met the criteria, which excludes retail, government, school and hospital projects. The projects must meet at least one of the following standards to qualify: at least US $1 million investment, create 50 new jobs or add at least 20,000 sq. ft.

The Saginaw Metro Area was ranked 8th for Cost of Loving and 44th for Culture & Leisure on the Forbes Magazine Best Small Places List.

The Saginaw area was recently ranked as one of the Top 5 Best Places to Live for Cost of Living by

Saginaw has the largest group of cardiovascular surgeons in the State of Michigan – Michigan Cardiovascular Institute.

Saginaw County has five major hospital facilities that provide a wide array of medical services.

Synergy Medical Education Alliance provides five, community-based, fully-accredited residency training programs in emergency medicine, family practice, internal medicine, general surgery, and obstetrics and gynecology.

Delta College was named to Community College Week’s top associate degree producers list by Community College Week out of 1,200 community colleges nationwide in 2010.

Saginaw County was ranked by the Michigan Travel Bureau as the Number 3 Tourist Destination in the State of Michigan.

The Birch Run – Frankenmuth exit off I-75 in Saginaw County is the second busiest exit for tourism in the nation, second only to Orlando, Florida.

Saginaw is proud to be the home of the Saginaw Spirit Hockey Club, which is a member of the Ontario Hockey League. In 2007, the Spirit hosted the 2007 Bell OHL All-Star Classic.

Saginaw County has over 541 acres of park land providing year-round recreational opportunities. Saginaw has 26 public and private golf courses, 30 parks along with an 82-acre trail system for skiing or hiking.

Saginaw County has 15 museums, 34 meeting facilities, 43 hotels, 12 bed & breakfasts and 67 different religious denominations.


Andersen Enrichment Center

Bavarian Inn Restaurant

Bay City Mall

Bay City Players

Birch Run Expo Center

Birch Run Premium Outlets

Bronner’s Christmas Wonderland

Castle Museum of Saginaw County

Delta College

Fashion Square Mall

Frankenmuth Funships

Frankenmuth River Place Shopping

Frankenmuth’s Wooden Covered Bridge

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Green Point Environmental Learning Center

Japanese Cultural Center and Tea House

Junction Valley Railroad

Loons Baseball Team

Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum

Michigan’s Own Military and Space Museum

Midland Center for the Arts

Midland Mall

Mid-Michigan Children’s Museum

Pit & Balcony Community Theatre

Pride and Country Village

Saginaw Art Museum

Saginaw Bay Symphony Orchestra

Saginaw Children’s Zoo

Saginaw Spirit Hockey Team

Saginaw Valley State University

Silent Night Memorial Chapel

Temple Theatre

Zehnder’s Restaurant and Splash Village Hotel & Water Park