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Newaygo county map

Size: 857 Square Miles
Elevation: 600-1100 Feet
Physiography: Rolling plains, Hilly uplands
Growing Season: 120-150 days
Annual Precipitation: 31-34 inches
Average Snowfall: 60-80 inches
Forest Type: Elm-Ash-Cottonwood, Oak-Hickory
Fall Colors: Early October

Newaygo county was named after a Chippewa Chief. Because of the areas many beavers, raccoons and deer a fur trader named Michel Charleau and operated a trading post at the point of Muskegon and Little Muskegon Rivers. For a long time Newaygo's industry was logging. Around 1882 agriculture became a major industry. Over half the county is in the Manistee National Forest. Home to the Gerber Baby Goods.

Newaygo County Online

Aetna Ashland Big Bend
Bishop Bitely (49309) Bridgeton (49327)
Brohman (49312) Brookside Croton (49337)
Fremont (49412) Grant (49327) Hawkins
Home Huber Hungerford
Jugville Lilley Newaygo (49337)
Oak Grove Oxbow Parks
Ramona Reeman Sitka
Sun Volney White Cloud (49349)
Woodville Wooster blank

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