Alpena County


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Alpena County, Michigan

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

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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    SkyWest Airline has been selected as the air service provider for the Alpena County Regional Airport.
    The city serves as the county seat of Alpena County.
    Cherry Capital Airport in Traverse City, Charlevoix Municipal Airport, and Alpena County Regional Airport has received the airport support.
    The city, with an estimated population of 11,300, is located on the west shore of Lake Huron and serves as the county seat of Alpena County.
    Alpena County: $414,600, to rehabilitate 12 homeowner occupied homes within the city of Alpena in Alpena County.
    The United States Department of Transportation has released a request for proposal for delivering air services at the Alpena County Regional Airport.
    Prior to her time with CTE, Turner was the Engineer-Manager of Alpena County Road Commission, where she was responsible for a 40-person agency while maintaining over 500 miles of roadways and bridges.
    WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund has announced the selection of Special Investigator Phillip Seguin, of the Alpena County (MI) Sheriff's Office as the recipient of its Officer of the Month Award for April 2014.
    The wells are part of the Black Bean Unit that will ultimately comprise over 30 wells and is located in Alpena County, Michigan.
    Northeast MI Affordable Homes in Alpena County and Northwest MI CAA in Grand Traverse County each received $225,000 awards.
    6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The State Historic Preservation Office, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, announced the National Park Service's recent addition of the Norwegian Lutheran Church Complex near Leer in Alpena County, and the Norwayne Historic District in Westland, Wayne County, to the National Register of Historic Places, the nation's list of historic sites worthy of being preserved.
    In voting Region I (northern Michigan), Ronald Lucas from Alpena County joins the board of directors, and incumbent Gilbert Ritter from Saginaw County was re-elected.