Baraga County, Michigan

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Baraga County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan, named after Bishop Frederic Baraga. As of the 2000 census, the population was 8,746. The county seat is L'Anse.[1] The L'Anse Indian Reservation of the Ojibwa is located within the county.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,069 square miles (2,768.7 km2), of which 904 square miles (2,341.3 km2) is land and 165 square miles (427.3 km2) (15.42%) is water. The county is located in the state's Upper Peninsula on the shore of Lake Superior, at the southeast base of the Keweenaw Peninsula. The villages of Baraga and L'Anse are located at the base of Lake Superior's Keweenaw Bay. Point Abbaye projects from the county, creating the Huron Bay. Mount Arvon is the highest natural point in Michigan at 1,979 feet (603 m).

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