Chippewa County

Population:38,543 (2nd)
Pop. Density:24.69 people/sq. mile (5th)
Land Area:1,561 sq. miles (2nd)
Water Area:1,137 sq. miles (5th)
County Seat:Sault Ste. Marie
Towns:Barbeau, Brimley, Dafter, De Tour Village, Drumond Island, Hulbert, Kincheloe, Kinross, Pickford, Rudyard, Sault Ste. Marie, Trout Lake, Goetzville, Paradise, Eckerman
July 4th Road Tripping

July 4th Road Tripping

#### Miles #### Drive Time #### Total Time 648.4 12.53 hrs 53 hrs One requirement for being an Ambassador of the Upper Peninsula is whirlwind road trips across the U.P. Road tripping is nothing new to me, and a proper road trip includes a number of my road tripping guidelines. Some of those guidelin... Read more

Michigan's Lone Yooper Governor: Chase Osborn

Michigan's Lone Yooper Governor: Chase Osborn

Time for an Upper Peninsula history lesson… The State of Michigan has seen 47 governors since 1837 when Michigan was admitted as the 26th state of the union. Of those 47 governors only one has been a Yooper. Chase Osborn became the 27th Governor of Michigan in 1911 and to this day remains the only M... Read more

Prayer of the Woods

Prayer of the Woods

Along the trail towards the Upper Falls at Tahquamenon Falls State Park is the above sign, the “Prayer Of The Woods.” The prayer has been used in Portuguese forest reservations for more than 1,000 years and can be found at state parks, national forests, and national parks across Michigan, the United... Read more

Why the Upper Peninsula is Not Part of Wisconsin

Why the Upper Peninsula is Not Part of Wisconsin

Outside of the Midwest, The Upper Peninsula seems to a mystery to much of the U.S. population, and surprisingly, even to some of those in the Midwest. It’s quite common to think that the Upper Peninsula is part of Canada and sometimes textbooks don’t know what state the Upper Peninsula is in. More t... Read more