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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    Ford International Airport in Grand Rapids will receive $11 million for apron rehabilitation; the Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport will receive $1.5 million to fund an environmental study; and the Alpena County Regional Airport will receive $527,000 for snow removal equipment.
    Plaintiff sued the defendants including the Alpena County Agricultural Society, one of its event organizers, Bari MacNeill, and a racing event driver Matthew Johnson.
    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. Because a large proportion of land in the study area was privately owned (e.g., commercial hunting clubs, agricultural operations, residential development), landowner permission to access property dictated trap placement.
    # Alpena County Regional Airport, Mich., DSN 741-3203, commercial (989) 354-6203.
    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.