Charlevoix County

Charlevoix County, Michigan

203 Antrim St
Charlevoix, MI 49720
Phone: (231) 547-7200
Fax: (231) 547-7217

On the northwestern coast of MI, bordered on west by Lake Michigan; established as Reshkauko County Apr 1, 1840; name changed Mar 8, 1843. Name Origin: For Pierre Francois Xavier de Charlevoix (1682-1761), French Jesuit explorer and writer who traveled from the Great Lakes down the Illinois and Mississippi rivers to New Orleans (1720-22)

Area (sq mi):: 1390.76 (land 416.84; water 973.92) Population per square mile: 64.10
Population 2005: 26,722 State rank: 56 Population change: 2000-20005 2.40%; 1990-2000 21.50% Population 2000: 26,090 (White 95.80%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.20%; Other 3.20%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 39.10
Income 2000: per capita $20,130; median household $39,788; Population below poverty level: 8.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,070-$28,506
Unemployment (2004): 7.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 19.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The Mormons exchanged gunfire with local fishermen on the mainland on several occasions, most notably during an event in Charlevoix County on July 13, 1853, that became known as the Battle of Pine River.
Mardigians relatives challenged the documents, prevailing in the Charlevoix County Probate Court, which agreed that Papazian violated the Michigan Rules of Professional Conduct.
2.1 Petoskey, Michigan--includes Charlevoix County, Emmet County (excluding Bliss, Carp Lake and Wawatam townships); Burt, Toscorara, Mentor and Wilmot townships in Cheboygan County; Banks township in Antrim County, all of Michigan.
As reported in the Petoskey News, felony criminal charges against Damion Leist, a Charlevoix County News employee, have been dropped.
Adult garter snakes were collected from the Miller's Marsh Natural Area on Beaver Island in Charlevoix County, Michigan, and were later tested at the Central Michigan Biological Station on Beaver Island from June to August 2007 and May to August 2008.
Data-Sharing Agreements, Policies, and Contracts Reviewed for This article Type Type Reference Organization of Data of Agreement Charlevoix County Geospatial Cooperative Charlevoix County GIS Program GIS Program, 2004 County of Geospatial Usage County of Hunterdon, New Hunterdon, New Jersey, Division Jersey, Division of Geographic of Geographic Information Information Systems Systems, n.d.
Gerald Fuller shot that bear in Charlevoix County in 1988.
"All police officers have heard horror stories about officers being seriously hurt and others having no way to find them," said Charlevoix County, Michigan Sheriff George Lasater, whose force works from the CCE central dispatch.
She was crowned Little Miss Colorado, Little Miss Charlevoix County and America's Tiny Little Miss.
To turn from 'Useful Pleasures' to the opulent pages of Philippe Dube's Charlevoix: Two Centuries at Murray Bay is to marvel at an Eastern elite and its pleasures in scenic Charlevoix County on Quebec's North Shore.
In the 1950s, a petition to consolidate Charlevoix County townships was attempted, but it did not succeed.