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MENOMINEE COUNTY MICHIGAN







Menominee county map

Size: 1038 Square Miles
Elevation: 600-11000 Feet
Physiography: Lake Border Plains, Hill-lands
Growing Season: 120-140 days
Annual Precipitation: 28-30 inches
Average Snowfall: 40-60 inches
Forest Type: Maple-Hemlock, Aspen-Birch, Spruce-Fir
Fall Colors: Late September

French-Canadian Louis Chappieau started a fur-trading business in the late 1790's. The first sawmill was opened in 1832 on the Menominee River. In the 1900's agriculture began to replace lumbering with first school of agriculture in Michigan established in Menominee County. Today Menominee County industry is dairying as well as farming. Its industrial center consists of wood, metal fabrication, furniture and paperboard.

Carney (49812) Cedar River (49813) Daggett (49821)
Harris (49845) Hermansville (49847) Ingalls (49848)
Menominee (49858) Nadeau (49863) Perronville (49873)
Powers (49874) Spalding (49886) Stephenson (49887)
Wallace (49893) Wilson (49896) blank





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