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Luce county map

Size: 914 Square Miles
Elevation: 600-1000 Feet
Physiography: Lake-border-plains, rolling plains
Growing Season: 110-130 days
Annual Precipitation: 30-33 inches
Average Snowfall: 110-130 inches
Forest Type: Maple-Hemlock, Aspen-Birch, Spruce-Fir, Pine-Oak
Fall Colors: Late September

The county was named after Cyrus Luce, Governor of Michigan from 1887-90. Luce County is mostly wilderness with about 40% swampland. John Newberry founded the Vulcan Furnace Company. Industries included timber, and farming. In 1903, in Newberry, the Upper Peninsula Hospital for the Insane and Feeble Minded opened. Today it is known as Newberry Regional Mental Health Center. Tourists visit the Tahquamenon Falls each year.

Beaches Corner Carpenter Landing Danaher
Deer Park Dollaville Four Mile Corner
Helmer Hunter's Johnson's
Laketon Lone Pine McMillian (49853)
Mout's Natalie Newberry (49868)
Watson's Corner blank blank

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