Charlevoix County

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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 Herpetofauna of Garden Island, Charlevoix County, Michigan: Past, Present, and Future.
"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.
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