The word Washtenaw is a variant of the Ojibwe word: "Wash-ten-ong," the Ojibwe name for what is now called the "Grand River".

The name "Washtenaw" was originally applied to the first county west of Detroit, and has since been applied to:

  • Washtenaw County, Michigan
  • Washtenaw Avenue, a road in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Ypsilanti, Michigan, Harper Woods, Michigan, and Chicago, Illinois
  • Washtenaw Community College, a community college in Ann Arbor, Michigan

Other articles related to "washtenaw":

Ann Arbor District Library - Washtenaw Library For The Blind and Physically Disabled
... District Library has housed and administrated the Washtenaw County branch of the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped since February ... The Washtenaw Library for the Blind and Physically Disabled (WLBPD@AADL) is a free service which loans books, magazines, and videos in alternative formats such as digital audio books, Braile, large print, or ...
Washtenaw Community College - Campus Life
... The Washtenaw Community College (WCC) core campus includes 14 instructional and auxiliary buildings and is surrounded by 291 acres of pristine woodlands and ... The college charters Washtenaw Technical Middle College, one of the most successful high school middle colleges in the country ... Washtenaw offers over 1,000 credit classes and learning off campus at extension centers ...
Cleary University - History
... The college moved to the 2170 Washtenaw Avenue site in 1960 ... The Cleary College building at 2170 Washtenaw Ave, designed by Ypsilanti architect R ... buildings sit in its place, including a Walgreens pharmacy at the northeastern corner of Washtenaw Ave and Hewitt Rd ...
Michigan's 7th Congressional District - Predecessors To The 1992 District
... and Hillsdale County, the south-western portion of Washtenaw County and western Lenawee County and most of Jackson County were taken from the old 2nd district ... Lenawee County that had been in the 16th was absorbed, and a small part of the Washtenaw County area of the 15th district and the part of the old 6th that had been ... It took back the portion of Washtenaw County that had been lost to the 8th district, and shed the part of Washtenaw County that had come from the old 15th district ...