Alpena County

Alpena County, Michigan

720 W Chisholm St
Alpena, MI 49707
Phone: (989) 356-0930
Fax: (989) 354-9648

On the northeastern coast of MI, bordered on the east by Lake Huron; established as Anamickee County Apr 1, 1840 from Presque Isle County; name changed Mar 8, 1843. Name Origin: From an Indian word probably meaning 'partridge' or 'partridge country.' Originally named for the Chippewa chief

Area (sq mi):: 1695.00 (land 574.15; water 1120.85) Population per square mile: 53.00
Population 2005: 30,428 State rank: 49 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.80%; 1990-2000 2.30% Population 2000: 31,314 (White 97.80%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 40.40
Income 2000: per capita $17,566; median household $34,177; Population below poverty level: 10.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,335-$24,814
Unemployment (2004): 8.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.20% Median travel time to work: 17.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 7.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Alpena County seat (10,939)

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    The Alpena County Board of Commissioners and other interested parties in the county have reached a decision on a preliminary design for a new Alpena County Regional Airport terminal.
    This conference could not have happened without the support and help of our hosts--Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan, Alpena Community College, and Alpena County George N.
    We trapped coyotes in 6 townships in Alcona County, 5 in Oscoda County, 2 in Montmorency County, and 2 in Alpena County.
    According to Jeanne Ludlow, NLC system administrator, SIRSI will provide the Alpena County Library, the Charlevoix Public Library, the Cheboygan Area Public Library, and the Petoskey Public Library with easy access to local and combined resources for the cost of a single system.
    any questions , please contact the alpena county board of commissioners office at 989-354-9500 by commissionersoffice@alpenacounty.
    SW: TBNMS has grown by almost 10 times: from the waters adjacent to Alpena County to an area that now includes the offshore resources of Alcona and Presque Isle counties and parts of Cheboygan and Mackinac counties, running east to our border with Canada.
    Alpena County Commissioners sanctioned a new 3-year labor deal with the Technical Professional Office Workers Association of Michigan.
    SkyWest Airline has been selected as the air service provider for the Alpena County Regional Airport.