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BAY COUNTY MICHIGAN







Bay county map

Size: 446 Square Miles
Elevation: 600-800 Feet
Physiography: Lake Border Plains
Growing Season: 120-150 days
Annual Precipitation: 28-30 inches
Average Snowfall: 40-60 inches
Forest Type: Elm-Ash-Cottonwood, Aspen-Birch
Fall Colors: Early October

Bay County surrounds the Saginaw Bay on Lake Huron in Michigan's "Thumb" area. Ottawa and Chippewa Indians occupied the area. Leon Tromble, a trader, was the first white settler. Lumbering was good for the economy. As lumbering declined shipbuilding and sugar beet production took over. Pinconning, once a lumbering town, is famous for its cheese. Today commercial and manufacturing companies play an important role. Today, Bay County has manufacturing, such as auto parts, machinery, cement, steel and agriculture, also a great recreational area for boating, fishing, swimming and other water sports.

Amelith Auburn (48611) Bay City
Beaver Bentley (48613) Brooks
Crump Duel Essexville (48732)
Fisherville Kawkawlin (48631) Lengsville
Linwood (48634) Loehme Munger (48747)
Pinconning (48650) Seidler Willard
Williams Woodville blank





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