Ann Arbor, Michigan is located in Washtenaw County with a population of 113,934 residents making it the sixth largest city in Michigan. The city has a total area of 28.70 square miles with 2.25KM of the area made up of the Huron River. The city is located about 35 miles west of Detroit. The landscape of Ann Arbor is composed of hills and valleys with steep terrain near the Huron River where residents partake in several recreational activities.
The infamous University of Michigan has been located in Ann Arbor since 1837 and has been helping to build the city's economy ever since. Currently the university employs over 30,000 employees. Another strong area of business in Ann Arbor is centered around technology with companies drawn to the area with the university's research in the technology sector. The education system is overseen by Ann Arbor Public Schools maintaining more than twenty local preschools, elementary, middle and high schools within city limits.