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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Here individuals can not only help craft the home of their dreams, but also take advantage of everything that we, and Manistee County in general, have to offer," stated Jamie Dougherty, owner of The Bluffs on Manistee Lake.
The public and school groups can take part in free tours this fall at the Boardman River Weir in downtown Traverse City, the Little Manistee River Weir in Manistee County and the Platte River Weir in Benzie County.
Cooley Bridge, which was constructed in 1934 along M-55 in Manistee County and measures 555 feet long.
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.
Michigan researchers sampled the Pine River in Manistee County during the course of removal of the 90-year-old Stronach Dam and afterward.
During the summer of 2004 an electro-fishing survey discovered a super-abundant population of brown trout in Pine Creek, Manistee County.
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.
Now, however, a measurement done in a well in Manistee County, Michigan, in different geological and geographical surroundings, supports the Australian work.
NEW YORK -- Fitch Ratings affirms its rating on the following Manistee County (the county) limited tax general obligation (LTGO) bonds: