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MISSAUKEE COUNTY MICHIGAN







Missaukee county map

Size: 565 Square Miles
Elevation: 1000-1300 Feet
Physiography: Hilly Uplands
Growing Season: 90-110 days
Annual Precipitation: 29-33 inches
Average Snowfall: 60-80 inches
Forest Type: Aspen-Birch, Maple-Beech-Hemlock, Pine-Oak
Fall Colors: Late September - Early October

Missaukee County was named after an Ottawa Indian Chief who was known as "Neasaukee", which means "Large mouth of river". After the Civil War loggers and Union veterans settled here. In 1895 most of Missaukee County was destroyed by forest fires including some of Michigan's oldest White Pine timber. Today the county is a year-round vacation area. The main industry is dairy farming and best know for its Christmas Trees.

Arlene Butterfield Cutcheon
Dinca Dolph Falmouth (49632)
Jennings Lake City (49651) Lucas
McBain (49657) Merritt (49667) Moddersville
Moorestown (49651) Morey Pioneer
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