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Tecumseh is a city in Lenawee County.
The community was named after the Shawnee chief.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Tecumseh. For links to other places called Tecumseh, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Tecumseh is 42.003N. The longitude is -83.945W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 804 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,751.
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27% of Tecumseh residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Tecumseh ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Tecumseh was $22,797, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of Tecumseh residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Tecumseh, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $510. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $978.
Libraries in Tecumseh include Tecumseh Public Library ... View libraries
Lenawee County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Tecumseh political report.
The average commute time for Tecumseh workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Tecumseh, MIPros: A quiet small town with beautiful old houses, surrounded by creeks and rivers where I spent my youth.
Cons: Winter weather, summer mosquitoes, stagnant economy.
This is a good place to Be born and grow up, then leave.
General info: Only 40 miles to Toledo and Ann Arbor and 60 miles to Detroit, Tecumseh is located near major cultural and shopping centers.See all 2 reviews for Tecumseh
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