Mackinac County

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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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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.
Thus the recovery of small, Late Holocene vertebrates from Mackinac County, Michigan, that represent the Little Ice Age Interval is of considerable interest.
The Holocene vertebrate site from Mackinac County, Michigan, reported here has a radiocarbon date of AD 1732 [+ or -] 40 years before the present (YBP), thus it is of special interest.
It is the only Bufo species that currently occurs in Mackinac County, Michigan. American toads in this region are referred to the subspecies B.
triseriata currently occur in Mackinac County, Michigan (Holman 2003a).
All of these vertebrates presently occur in Mackinac County, Michigan, with the exception of the Northern Bog Lemming, Synaptomys cf.
A fissure in the Middle Silurian Engadine Dolomite (Niagara Series), Mackinac County, Michigan, contained a matrix that yielded a very late Holocene biota.
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.