Schoolcraft County

Schoolcraft County, Michigan

300 Walnut St Rm 164
Manistique, MI 49854
Phone: (906) 341-3618
Fax: (906) 341-5680

On the south-central coast of the Upper Peninsula of MI, on Lake Michigan; established Mar 9, 1843 from Michilimackinac and Chippewa counties. Name Origin: For Henry Rowe Schoolcraft (1793-1864), explorer, MI legislator, author, and superintendent of Indian Affairs for MI (1836-41)

Area (sq mi):: 1883.69 (land 1178.11; water 705.58) Population per square mile: 7.50
Population 2005: 8,819 State rank: 79 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.90%; 1990-2000 7.20% Population 2000: 8,903 (White 88.10%; Black or African American 1.60%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.40%; Other 9.30%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 41.40
Income 2000: per capita $17,137; median household $31,140; Population below poverty level: 12.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,337-$21,899
Unemployment (2004): 11.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.00% Median travel time to work: 20.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 14.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Will be delivered FOB to a location in Schoolcraft County on Co Rd 449(8 Mile Road) about 6 A" miles from M-94, north of Manistique, MI.
Earlier in his public service career, he served as mayor pro-tem for the City of Manistique, Michigan as well as executive director of the Schoolcraft County Economic Development Corporation.
On July 22, while in an area south of Gulliver along Lake Michigan in Schoolcraft County, Mich.
Board of Directors for 2013-2014; Don Disselkoen of Ottawa County, Pat Gardner of Newaygo County, Michael Hanley of Saginaw County, and Dan LaFoille of Schoolcraft County.