Schoolcraft County, Michigan

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Schoolcraft County is a county in the Upper Peninsula of the state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the population was 8,903. The county seat is Manistique,[1] 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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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,884 square miles (4,879 km²), of which, 1,178 square miles (3,051 km²) of it is land and 706 square miles (1,827 km²) of it (37.46%) is water.

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