Baraga County

Baraga County, Michigan

16 N 3rd St
L'Anse, MI 49946
Phone: (906) 524-6183
Fax: (906) 524-6186

On the north coast of the Upper Peninsula of MI on Keweenaw Bay; established Feb 19, 1875 from Houghton County. Name Origin: For the Rev. Frederic Baraga (1797-1868), Slovenian-born Roman Catholic missionary to the Ojibways who became a bishop in 1853. He established schools for the Chippewa and Ottawa (1830-68)

Area (sq mi):: 1068.85 (land 904.00; water 164.85) Population per square mile: 9.70
Population 2005: 8,746 State rank: 80 Population change: 2000-20005 0.00%; 1990-2000 10.00% Population 2000: 8,746 (White 78.30%; Black or African American 5.00%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.30%; Other 16.10%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 39.00
Income 2000: per capita $15,860; median household $33,673; Population below poverty level: 11.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,915-$19,229
Unemployment (2004): 11.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.10% Median travel time to work: 17.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 12.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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64,747 Sylvia's Place Arenac $39,400 American Red Cross - East Shoreline Chapter Baraga-Houghton-Keweenaw $24,521 Baraga County Shelter Home $19,000 Baraga/Houghton/Keweenaw Community Action Agency $15,000 Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter $12,479 St.
The grant will help fund the cost of bleachers, picnic tables and fencing for the Baraga County baseball diamond and fairground.
During the past five years, Baraga County Little League participation has doubled in size.
The mission of the Aura Hall Association is to support and promote performing arts, youth and adult athleticism, and community gatherings for Baraga County and surrounding areas.
Black-backed Woodpecker nest parameters within a 93-ha study area consisting of burned mature pine forest on the Baraga Plains, Baraga County, Michigan.
strobus), and deciduous--coniferous forest on the Baraga Plains, ~22 km southwest of L'Anse, Baraga County, Michigan (centered at 46[degrees] 35' 20"N and 88[degrees] 36' 56" W).
The forests on these mesic sites were a mixture of hardwoods and occasional large-diameter white pine (the average white pine diameter from Baraga County in 1846-1853 was 55.
Relationship between soils and presettlement forests in Baraga County, Michigan.
1995) estimated that suitable habitat in Baraga county (1,073 [km.
Detroit Edison will purchase 17 MW from the L'Anse Warden wood waste biomass facility in Baraga County in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.
tenuis in terrestrial gastropods of Baraga County, western Upper Peninsula, and to determine whether or not areas where WTD congregate in winter might serve as foci for infection of WTD and moose.
Additional soil characteristics such as soil type, permeability, and approximate depth of the water table were obtained from soil surveys for Baraga County conducted by the Soil Conservation Service of the United States Department of Agriculture (Berndt 1988).