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DICKINSON COUNTY MICHIGAN







Dickinson county map

Size: 757 Square Miles
Elevation: 900-1500 Feet
Physiography: Hill-lands
Growing Season: 90-130 days
Annual Precipitation: 30-33 inches
Average Snowfall: 60-110 inches
Forest Type: Maple-Hemlock, Aspen-Birch, Spruce-Fir
Fall Colors: Late September

Dickinson County was named for Donald M Dickinson who was Postmaster General under President Grover Cleveland. Iron was first found in the late 1840's. The Chapman Mine became one of the largest iron ore producers during the period from 1880 until it closed in 1934. Today Dickinson still has some iron ore mining and lumbering. Pine Mountain Ski Slide is here.

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Hardwood (49807) Iron Mountain (49801) Kingsford (49802)
Loretto (49852) Norway (49870) Quinnesec (49876)
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