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MACKINAC COUNTY MICHIGAN







Mackinac county map

Size: 1014 Square Miles
Elevation: 600-900 Feet
Physiography: Lake-border-plains, rolling plains
Growing Season: 120-140 days
Annual Precipitation: 30-32 inches
Average Snowfall: 90-120 inches
Forest Type: Maple-Hemlock, Aspen-Birch, Spruce-Fir
Fall Colors: Late September

The northern end of Mackinaw Bridge connects to this County. In 1671 Father Jacque Marquette established an Indian mission named St Ignace. The French built Fort Michilimackinac which was taken over by the British and moved to Mackinac Island. The Treaty of Paris made the Straits of Mackinac part of the United States in 1783. Mackinac County industries included fur trading, lumbering and fishing.

Bois Blanc Island (49775) Cedarville (49719) Curtis (49820)
Engadine (49827) Gould City (49838) Hessel (49745)
Mackinac Island (49757) Moran (49760) Naubinway (49762)
Point Aux Pins (49775) St Ignace (49781) blank





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