Manistee County

Manistee County, Michigan

415 3rd St
Manistee, MI 49660
Phone: (231) 723-3331
Fax: (231) 723-1492

On the northwest coast of MI, bordered on west by Lake Michigan; established Apr 1, 1840. Name Origin: For the Manistee River, which runs through it; from an Ojibway word possibly meaning 'sound of the winds,' 'lost river,' 'spirit of the woods,' 'crooked river,' or 'red river.'

Area (sq mi):: 1280.77 (land 543.61; water 737.16) Population per square mile: 46.40
Population 2005: 25,226 State rank: 58 Population change: 2000-20005 2.80%; 1990-2000 15.30% Population 2000: 24,527 (White 92.90%; Black or African American 1.60%; Hispanic or Latino 2.60%; Asian 0.30%; Other 3.80%). Foreign born: 1.30%. Median age: 41.50
Income 2000: per capita $17,204; median household $34,208; Population below poverty level: 10.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,881-$22,775
Unemployment (2004): 8.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 20.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 20.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Knowing my home waters, the rivers of Manistee County, Michigan, were so far away and so vastly different in shape, smell, sound, and content than Maclean's rivers, I felt a little unprepared for the trip.
"Let me make this clear--cornfields in Michigan represented sweat," said James Earl Jones, who was raised by his grandparents in the aching, blistering farmlands of Dublin in Manistee County, a community so small its population seldom swelled to triple digits.
Located within Northern Michigan's idyllic Manistee County, The Bluffs on Manistee Lake allows potential owners to take full advantage of everything that the area has to offer including miles of beautiful beaches along Lake Michigan, inland lakes, world class fishing, hundreds of miles of biking and hiking trails, and several nearby golf courses, among other perks.
The three year-old carrier has previously operated service between Chicago's Midway Airport, IL and Manistee County Blacker Airport, Michigan.
A demographic history of the West: Manistee County, Michigan, 1860.
During the summer of 2004 an electro-fishing survey discovered a super-abundant population of brown trout in Pine Creek, Manistee County. Densities averaged one fish per 2 square meters.
Partnerships in this project include the Michigan State Cooperative Extension, Manistee County Historical Society and various community groups.
* Houghton County, Grand Rapids and Manistee County, Mich.
With 45 campsites, paved roads and parking spurs, flush toilets, hot showers, a beautiful beach, clear water, hiking trails, and clean woods, the Sand Lake Recreation Area is one of the most popular camping areas in Manistee County. A barrier-free unisex vault toilet is located near the beach.
Now, however, a measurement done in a well in Manistee County, Michigan, in different geological and geographical surroundings, supports the Australian work.