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Kalkaska county map

Size: 566 Square Miles
Elevation: 1000-1300 Feet
Physiography: Hill-lands, Upland Plains
Growing Season: 100-120 days
Annual Precipitation: 31-33 inches
Average Snowfall: 80-100 inches
Forest Type: Aspen-Birch, Elm-Ash-Cottonwood, Pine-Oak
Fall Colors: Late September - Early October

William Copeland wans the first settler in Kalkasa, purchasing land in 1855 near Round Lake. In 1872 A A Abbott and R L Thompson bought land along the Boardman River and the following year built a sawmill. Because of Kalkaska's county state forests, lakes and trout streams, it makes for a year-round tourist industry. In the 1970's gas and oil were found. The National Trout Festival and National Women's Bear Hunt are held here.

Kalakasa County

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