Mackinac County

Mackinac County, Michigan

100 S Marley St
Saint Ignace, MI 49781
Phone: (906) 643-7300
Fax: (906) 643-7302

On the southeast coast of the Upper Peninsula of MI bordering Lakes Michigan and Huron; original county; established as Michilimackinac County Oct 26, 1818 (prior to statehood); name changed Mar 9, 1843. Name Origin: For Mackinac Island, from Ojibway Michilimackinak 'island of the large turtle.'

Area (sq mi):: 2100.55 (land 1021.58; water 1078.96) Population per square mile: 11.10
Population 2005: 11,331 State rank: 75 Population change: 2000-20005 -5.10%; 1990-2000 11.90% Population 2000: 11,943 (White 79.60%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.30%; Other 19.40%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 42.80
Income 2000: per capita $17,777; median household $33,356; Population below poverty level: 10.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,560-$25,663
Unemployment (2004): 10.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 22.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 24.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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I did that in Cheboygan and Mackinac County and others, but the majority of my work was in Cheboygan.
Visit the museum to explore historical farming equipment, military artifacts, and photos covering a wide range of subjects, including the Cooperidge Mill and the old Mackinac County Bank.
The 35-year-old Mackinac County Jail in Michigan's Upper Peninsula is typical for the region: Its design is outdated; it is difficult to maintain; it was last renovated 12 years ago; and it often houses more inmates than its 28-bed capacity should accommodate.
Microvertebrate remains from a dolomitic fissure in the Middle Silurian Engadine Dolomite, Mackinac County, Michigan, represent at least 9 species of Late Holocene (Little Ice Age Interval) vertebrates.
This work resulted in the discovery of seven new Hine's sites in Mackinac County, MI, six of them found within the Hiawatha National Forest (HNF).
Robinson Memorial Cut River Bridge, Mackinac County
This study produced a series of maps showing the bedrock topography and geology of Mackinac County, Michigan, to assist in the analysis and development of groundwater supplies.
At the Cut River Bridge in Mackinac County, a roadside state park, surrounding nature trails, and the nearby Lake Michigan shoreline make for a delightful visit.