Dickinson County

Population:27,472 (5th)
Pop. Density:35.86 people/sq. mile (1st)
Land Area:766 sq. miles (14th)
Water Area:11 sq. miles (15th)
County Seat:Iron Mountain
Towns:Channing, Felch, Foster City, Iron Mountain, Kingsford, Loretto, Norway, Quinnesec, Sagola, Vulcan
Know your Upper Peninsula Highways

Know your Upper Peninsula Highways

The Upper Peninsula is full of unique roadways offering scenic views. Some sections are straight as an arrow (lookin’ at you Seney Stretch), one is the longest state highway in Michigan, another is the only state highway in the United States not to allow cars (I’m sure you can guess which). It’s als... Read more

Yoopers who Played Major League Baseball

Yoopers who Played Major League Baseball

Throughout the history of Major League Baseball, there haven’t been many players who grew up in the Upper Peninsula. However, there have been fourteen MLB players born or raised in the Upper Peninsula, and that’s pretty impressive! Especially considering how short summers can be. As you can see four... Read more

Y is for Yooper, a Children's Book by Scott Reddinger

Y is for Yooper, a Children's Book by Scott Reddinger

We recently sat down with Scott Reddinger, writer of the new and buzzworthy children’s book, Y is for Yooper. Enjoy or interview with Scott below and follow Y is for Yooper on Facebook. An ABC book for all ages, Y is for Yooper is a rhyming children’s book that will take you on a fun and educationa... Read more

Population and Geography of the Upper Peninsula

Population and Geography of the Upper Peninsula

320,000 People Approximately 3% of the Michigan Approximately 0.1% of the United States Population density of 19 people/sq. mile 10 Largest Cities Marquette (~19,661 people) Sault Ste. Marie (16,542) Escanaba (13,140) Menominee (9,131) Iron Mountain (8,154) Houghton (7,134) Ishpeming (6,... Read more