Communities

Iron Mountain

  Iron Mountain, Michigan is the county seat of Dickinson County and was named for the valuable iron ore found in the vicinity. Iron Mountain is home to the Millie Hill bat cave, the Cornish Pump, and Pine Mountain Ski Resort, c...

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Kingsford

  Kingsford, Michigan sits adjacent to Iron Mountain and borders the Menominee River which divides Kingsford from Florence County, Wisconsin. Kingsford was the site of a Ford Motor Company factory which built wooden station wago...

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Quinnesec

  Quinnesec, Michigan sits on the Menominee River about 3 miles east of Iron Mountain and is home to Verso Paper, a pulp and paper mill which currently employs 520 people. Quinnesec’s name is derived from the Ojibwe “bekwene...

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Norway/Vulcan

  Norway, Michigan is 6 miles west of Iron Mountain and is home to the Norway Speedway, a 1/3-mile paved ASA member track, and the Dickinson County Fairgrounds. A major attraction is the Class IV Piers Gorge on the Menominee Riv...

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Florence/Aurora

  Florence, Wisconsin is the county seat of Florence County and sits 11.5 miles northwest of Iron Mountain. Known for the Chain O’ Lakes, which consists of eight lakes connecting to the Menominee River, it provides a beautiful...

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Niagara

  Niagara, Wisconsin is located in northern Marinette County and was founded in 1900 on the banks of the Menominee River. Calling itself the “City of Scenic Beauty,” Niagara comes from an Iroquois word meaning "thundering wa...

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Iron River

  Iron River, Michigan took its name from the Iron River, a Blue Ribbon Trout Stream that flows through the city. Proud of its heritage, Iron River is also home to the Apple Blossom Hiking Trail and the annual Upper Peninsula Ch...

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Crystal Falls

  Crystal Falls, Michigan is the county seat of Iron County and was named for a nearby icy waterfall on the Paint River. The city is very hilly and the castle-like county courthouse sits on the highest point overlooking the down...

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Dickinson County

  Dickinson County, Michigan was formed in 1891 from parts of Marquette, Menominee, and Iron counties. It was named for Donald M. Dickinson, who served as U.S. Postmaster General under President Grover Cleveland. 65% of the coun...

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Iron County

  Iron County, Michigan was organized in 1885 from territory taken from Marquette and Menominee counties and was named for the valuable iron ore found within its borders. While Iron County was first developed as a major center f...

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