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The boundaries of the eighty-three counties in Michigan have not changed substantially since 1897. Wayne County was the sixth county in the Northwest Territory, formed 15 August 1796 and organized in 1815. Wayne County was created 21 November 1815 as an original county of Michigan.

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Missaukee County, Michigan

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Missaukee County is a county located in the state of Michigan. Based on the 2010 census, the population was 14,849. The county seat is Lake City. Originally the county was part of Mackinac County, Michigan, but was split off. Missaukee County was organized in 1871, and is named after a prominent Ottawa chief, Nesaukee, who signed the treaties of 1831 and 1833. However, it is said that "Nesaukee" could be interpreted as 'large mouth of the river.'

Missaukee County is part of the Cadillac, MI Micropolitan Statistical Area. The county is considered to be part of Northern Michigan.

Etymology - Origin of Missaukee County Name

Missaukee County is named for Missaukee, an Ottawa leader who signed land-grant treaties in 1831 and 1833. It is said that "Nesaukee" could be interpreted as 'large mouth of the river.'

Demographics:

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Missaukee County History

Missaukee County is named for Missaukee, an Ottawa leader who signed land-grant treaties in 1831 and 1833.

Set Off: 1840

Organized: 1871

Originally the county was part of Mackinac County, Michigan, but was split off. Missaukee County was organized in 1871, and is named after a prominent Ottawa chief, Nesaukee, who signed the treaties of 1831 and 1833.

Geography: Land and Water

As reported by the Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 574 square miles (1,490 km2), of which 565 square miles (1,460 km2) is land and 9.1 square miles (24 km2) (1.6%) is water

Neighboring Counties

Bordering counties are as follows:

  • Kalkaska County (north)
  • Roscommon County (east)
  • Clare County (southeast)
  • Osceola County (southwest)
  • Wexford County (west)

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