Alcona County

Alcona County, Michigan

PO Box 308
Harrisville, MI 48740
Phone: (989) 724-5374
Fax: (989) 724-5838

On the northeastern coast of MI on Lake Huron; established as Neewaygo County Apr 1, 1840 from Alpena County; name changed Mar 8, 1843. Name Origin: A local coinage, said to mean 'beautiful plains.'

Area (sq mi):: 1790.54 (land 674.43; water 1116.10) Population per square mile: 17.30
Population 2005: 11,653 State rank: 74 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.60%; 1990-2000 15.50% Population 2000: 11,719 (White 97.40%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 1.50%. Median age: 49.00
Income 2000: per capita $17,653; median household $31,362; Population below poverty level: 12.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,195-$21,109
Unemployment (2004): 11.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 27.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 50.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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(9) The Oscoda market is defined as follows: Iosco County; Mason, Turner, and Whitney townships of Arenac County; and Alcona County, except Caledonia, Alcona, Haynes, and Mitchell townships--all in Michigan.
Greg Gasiciel landed a 9.33-pound, 24.50-inch fish from Hubbard Lake in Alcona County in October of 2015.
Counties with the Highest and Lowest Median Ages in 2015 Lexington City, VA 22.4 Madison County, ID 23.2 Kusilvak Census Area, AK 23.3 Radford City, VA 23.8 Chattahoochee County, GA 24.0 Todd County, SD 24.5 Utah County, UT 24.5 Whitman County, WA 24.6 Cache County, UT 24.9 Riley County, KS 25.1 Sumter County, FL 66.6 Catron County, NM 60.1 Charlotte County, FL 58.4 Alcona County, Ml 57.9 Ontonagon County, Ml 57.3 Jefferson County, WA 57.3 Lancaster County, VA 57.1 Wheeler County, OR 56.9 Jeff Davis County, TX 56.9 Custer County, CO 56.5 Note: Only counties with a population of 1,000 or more are included in this graphic.
In a separate case also in 2007, the elected treasurer of Alcona County, Michigan embezzled approximately $1.2 million from the county's investment accounts.
We trapped coyotes in 6 townships in Alcona County, 5 in Oscoda County, 2 in Montmorency County, and 2 in Alpena County.
On one occasion, while setting up baits for black bears in Huron National Forest in Alcona County 25 miles west of Lake Huron, a DNR wildlife biologist reported a puma walking on a narrow forest path (Robinson 2000, pers.
On September 13, 1997, the Detroit Free Press newspaper published a photograph of a cougar reportedly about 10 miles from where Robinson saw his cat in Alcona County. The photo clearly showed a cougar lying in ferns and grass.
Young, P.E., engineer-manager, Alcona County Road Commission, Michigan as northeast region vice president.
In 1975, a 9-year-old doe from Alcona County, Michigan, tested positive for bovine tuberculosis.