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Tuscola county map

Size: 816 Square Miles
Elevation: 600-900 Feet
Physiography: Rolling plains, lake border plains
Growing Season: 120-140 days
Annual Precipitation: 28-30 inches
Average Snowfall: 40-50 inches
Forest Type: Aspen-Birch, Maple-Beech-Hemlock
Fall Colors: Early October

In 1835 pioneers came from New York. With the opening of a mill in 1850 more settlers came to the area. Logging became the leading industry. There were two major fires in the county one in 1871 and then in 1881. The later burned homes, barns and 2 sawmills. As logging dwindled farming grew.

Tuscola County Government

Akron (48701) Bradleyville Caro (48723)
Cass City (48726) Colling Colwood
Dayton Deford (48729) Ellington
Elmwood Fairgrove (48733) Fostoria (48435)
Gagetown (48735) Gilford (48736) Juaniata
Kingston (48741) Mayville (48744) Millington (48746)
Oakhurst Quanicasse Reese (48757)
Richville (48758) Silverwood (48760) Thomas
Tuscola (48769) Unionville (48767) Vassar (48768)
Wahjamega Watrousville Wilmot
Wisner (48862) blank blank

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