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GLADWIN COUNTY MICHIGAN







Gladwin county map

Size: 503 Square Miles
Elevation: 700-900 Feet
Physiography: Lake Border Plains
Growing Season: 110-140 days
Annual Precipitation: 29-31 inches
Average Snowfall: 40-60 inches
Forest Type: Elm-Ash-Cottonwood, Aspen-Birch
Fall Colors: Late September - Early October

The county was named after Major Henry Gladwin. Wagarville was the county's booming lumber town in the 1890's. Meredith had many saloons and bordellos to entertain the lumberjacks. Gladwin County's economy today includes auto parts manufacturing, thermoform, RV manufacturing, wood products, construction and agriculture as well as tourism. Waterways, with several dams on the Tittabawassee, Sugar, Tobacco and Cedar rivers creating opportunities for boating, fishing, canoeing and sightseeing.

Bard Beaverton (48612) Billings
Bowmanville Butman Dale
Estey Gladwin (48624) Grout
Highwood Hockaday Lyle
Meredith Oberlin Podunk
Rhodes (48652) Secord Skeels
Smith Wagarville Wheatley
Winegars blank blank





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