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Schoolcraft County, Michigan

US county information
NameSchoolcraft County
US Area
Total Area1883.69 sq mi (4878.8 km2)
Land Area1178.11 sq mi (3051.3 km2)
Water Area705.58 sq mi (1827.5 km2)
Population8903 (2000)
Density3/km2 (7.8/sq mi)
FoundedMarch 9, 1843

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Schoolcraft County is a county in the Upper Peninsula of the state of Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the population was 8,485. The county seat is Manistique, which lies along the northern shore of Lake Michigan. The county is named in honor of Henry Schoolcraft, who explored the area with the expedition of Lewis Cass. The county is largely rural and forested, with much of western portion of the county located within Hiawatha National Forest.

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