Adrian, city (1990 pop. 22,097), seat of Lenawee co., SE Mich., on the Raisin River; inc. 1836. It is a manufacturing and trading center for a fertile farm region. Manufactures include machinery, furniture, transportation equipment, plastics, and adhesives. It is the seat of Adrian College and Siena Heights College. Numerous lakes are in the area.
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