Montmorency County

Montmorency County, Michigan

PO Box 789
Atlanta, MI 49709
Phone: (989) 785-8013
Fax: (989) 785-8014

In northeast MI, west of Alpena; established as Chenoquet County Apr 1, 1840 from Alpena County; name changed Mar 8, 1843. Name Origin: For Count Raymond de Montmorency (1806-89), a French officer who helped the colonies against England during the Revolutionary War

Area (sq mi):: 562.44 (land 547.63; water 14.81) Population per square mile: 19.10
Population 2005: 10,445 State rank: 76 Population change: 2000-20005 1.30%; 1990-2000 15.40% Population 2000: 10,315 (White 97.90%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 1.30%. Median age: 47.00
Income 2000: per capita $16,493; median household $30,005; Population below poverty level: 12.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,142-$19,641
Unemployment (2004): 12.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.80% Median travel time to work: 24.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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References in periodicals archive ?
We trapped coyotes in 6 townships in Alcona County, 5 in Oscoda County, 2 in Montmorency County, and 2 in Alpena County.
from Henderson, bagged a bear in Montmorency County that officially measures 21 13/16, tying it for third place among all bears in state records.
Ranvoyse, who inhabited what Rheaume called 'a superb rural chateau' and who "met daily with the agricultural population of Montmorency county and knows its needs well" insisted that there had been no emigration since he had come to the county in 1818.