Welcome to Wexford County

A beautiful place to live, work, and play!

Welcome to Wexford County

A place of infinite natural beauty, and resources.

Request for Proposals – The WEX Capital Improvements (Civic Center HVAC)

Addendum 1-Wex HVAC


In an effort to keep both the public and employees healthy, the doors to the county building are now locked until further notice. Entry will be permitted  only to those with an appointment. People with essential business must call the department to schedule a meeting. Click on the following link for a list of departments and phone numbers: County Department Contact List. Additional Information for County Departments.

Wexford County Citizens with concerns, complaints or questions regarding the COVID-19 Pandemic may leave a voicemail at 231.942.7651 or send an e-mail to covid19@wexfordcounty.org The Prosecutor’s Press Release  link follows Prosecutor’s Update.

BOC & Committee Meetings
Doors will be opened to allow access to the rescheduled BOC & Finance Committee meetings. Please see the following notice for cancelled and rescheduled BOC & Committee meetings: BOC Meeting Time RevisedVirtual Meeting Access Information

Press Release: Wexford-Missaukee Court System

Click on the following link to see the press release dated March 13, 2020 for information regarding the operations of the Wexford Missaukee Court System: Press Release. 

Sheriff’s Office Important Public Notice


Beginning Tuesday May 26, 2020, the Sheriff’s Office will be opening for the following services by appointment only. Starting this Friday, May 22, 2020, you may call 231-779-9216 to schedule.

Appointments must be made at least 24 hours in advance for the following:

  • Live scan Fingerprints
  • Civil Paper Service Drop Offs
  • Report Pick-ups

There is no change to inmate visitation. Please visit www.videovisitanywhere.com to schedule.

Facial coverings will be required as well as maintaining current social distancing standards.

Please see the previous important notice regarding other Sheriff’s Office operations by clicking on the following link: Sheriff’s Office Public Notice.


For the latest information on the Coronavirus click any link below.

Executive Order 2020-161 Workplace Safeguards

FAQ about 2020-21

Homeland Security’s Identifying Critical Infrastructure Guide

Center for Disease Control and Prevention: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

State of Michigan: https://www.michigan.gov/coronavirus

District Health Department #10: https://www.dhd10.org/coronavirus/

Wexford County

Map of Wexford County's location

Located in Northern Lower Michigan, Wexford County boasts a population of approximately 35,000, with a combination of an industrial/recreational demographic base.  Here you will find information about county departments, contact information for departments and commissioners, and more!

Location Information

437 E. Division St, Cadillac, MI 49601

Phone: (231) 779-9453
Fax: (231) 779-9745


Monday-Friday, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Important Announcements

Recreation Plan

Wexford County Recreation Plan 2019

Volunteer Opportunities

Wexford County is currently seeking volunteers to serve on various Standing and Special Committees, Board and Commissions. Click here for more information Appointment Application

Wexford County Technology Action Plan

The purpose of this report is to summarize the community’s assessment of local broadband access, adoption, and use, as well as the best next steps for addressing any deficiencies or opportunities for improving the local technology ecosystem. To...

Cedar Creek 2019 Water Quality Report

To read the Cedar Creek 2019 Water Quality Report please click the link below. 2019 Water Quality Report Cedar Creek Twp