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CHIPPEWA COUNTY MICHIGAN







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Size: 1590 Square Miles
Elevation: 600-1000 Feet
Physiography: Lake-border-plains, rolling plains
Growing Season: 120-140 days
Annual Precipitation: 30-33 inches
Average Snowfall: 90-110 inches
Forest Type: Maple-Beech-Hemlock, Aspen-Birch, Spruce-Fir
Fall Colors: Late September

In 1641 French missionaries named Sault Ste Marie. Sault Ste Marie was a British fur trader area until the War of 1812. Work on the Soo Locks began in the 1850's and the first set of the locks was completed in 1855. The locks increased Great Lakes shipping. The largest dolomite limestone quarry is located on Drummond Island.

Chippewa County Government Page

Barbeau (49710) Brimley (49715) Dafter (49724)
De Tour Village (49725) Drummond Island (49726) Eckeman (49728)
Fibre (49780) Goetzville (49736) Hulbert (49748)
Kincheloe (49788) Kinross (49752) Paradise (49768)
Pickford (49774) Raco (49715) Rudyard (49780)
Sault Ste Marie (49783) Stalwart (49736) Strongs (49790)
Trout Lake (49793) blank blank





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