Ontonagon County

Ontonagon County, Michigan

725 Greenland Rd
Ontonagon, MI 49953
Phone: (906) 884-4255
Fax: (906) 884-2916

On the northwest coast of the Upper Peninsula of MI; established Mar 9, 1843 from Michilimacknac and Chippewa counties. Name Origin: For the Ontonagon River, which runs through it; from Ojibway onagan 'dish' or 'bowl,' from the shape of the river's mouth.

Area (sq mi):: 3741.45 (land 1311.53; water 2429.92) Population per square mile: 5.60
Population 2005: 7,363 State rank: 81 Population change: 2000-20005 -5.80%; 1990-2000 -11.70% Population 2000: 7,818 (White 96.80%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 2.60%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 45.90
Income 2000: per capita $16,695; median household $29,552; Population below poverty level: 10.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,890-$22,264
Unemployment (2004): 7.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.50% Median travel time to work: 21.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 24.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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It's been amazing to me, because of that experience, how much it's helped me throughout my career.<br />&nbsp;<br />Where did you go from there?<br />I was there for a very short time, just from May to September, before being appointed Ontonagon County prosecutor.
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(Munsing, Mich.) and Ontonagon County Telephone Co.
They received the award for "The Flambeau mine, Ladysmith, Wisconsin." The FM award for Rocks & Minerals went to Tom Rosemeyer for "History, Geology and Mineralogy of the White Pine mine, Ontonagon County, Michigan."
The 60,000-acre Porcupine Mountains State Park, bordering Lake Superior in Ontonagon County, is another area of the UP where there has been some evidence of pumas over the past few decades.
Bradley lives in Ontonagon County, a lush, thinly populated stretch of the north woods that traditionally has been dominated by its major employers: Stone Container, a paper mill in the town of Ontonagon, and Copper Range, a mining operation in nearby White Pine.
Silver City, now a virtual ghost town in Ontonagon County, was the site of a flurry of attention from prospectors when silver was discovered at the site in 1872.
The plan passed by Ontonagon County, Michigan, for example, seeks (along with much else) to restrict federal acquisition of private lands, prevent designation of new wild-and-scenic rivers, maintain lumbering "at levels consistent with custom and culture," and retain the archaic 1872 Mining Law.
Many townships, like McMillan in Ontonagon County, saw their numbers cut in half between 1900 and 1910.
Further, ease of implementation is an important criterion at Ontonagon County Telephone Co.
Foord, Garth Bricker, "The Geology, Mineralogy and History of the Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Diego County, California" (May/June) 1999 Tom Rosemeyer, "History, Geology, and Mineralogy of the White Pine mine, Ontonagon County, Michigan" (May/June, 1999) 2000 Ed Raines, "The Mineralogy, Geology, and Mining History of the Telluride District, San Miguel Co., CO" Part I, (Sept/Oct), Part II (Nov/Dec) 2001 Robert B.

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