Alpena (/ æ l ˈ p iː n ə / al-PEE-nə) is the only city in and county seat of Alpena County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 10,483 at the 2010 census. After Traverse City, it is the second most populated city in the Northern Michigan region. The city is surrounded by Alpena Township, but the two are administered autonomously.
The Alpena Area Convention & Visitors Bureau gives you all the points of interest, attractions and maps to help you plan your trip to the Alpena region. We represent an area of everything that is roughly within a 60-mile radius of Alpena. Download and print the 2022 Alpena Area Travel Handbook, OR, simply fill out the form below and we will be happy to mail you a copy of the magazine for free!
Jan 26, 2023 · Something special is always going on in Alpena. Festivals and events that celebrate Independence Day, antique steam engines, classic cars, lighthouses, Santa Claus, the Thunder Bay River, and a fish called “Big Brownie” are just a smattering of the special events that take place in Alpena year round.
Jan 28, 2023 · ALPENA — Offense just kept coming in waves for the Alpena High hockey team on Friday. Buoyed by four goals in ... John Murphy honored as Habitat Volunteer of the Year ALPENA — The first...
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Jan 27, 2023 · January 26, 2023. Alpena County Commissioners want to further explorer the construction of a local juvenile facility that would house delinquent youth, kids from abuse and neglect cases and others who are not taken in by a foster care family. Read More ».
The SS Alpena (formerly the SS Leon Fraser) is a lake freighter. She was built in 1942 by the Great Lakes Engineering Works in Ecorse, Michigan, to carry iron ore. She was originally owned by the Pittsburgh Steamship Company, a subsidiary of United States Steel.