Lake Michigan is one of the five Great Lakes of North America. It is the second-largest of the Great Lakes by volume (1,180 cu mi (4,900 km 3)) and the third-largest by surface area (22,404 sq mi (58,030 km 2)), after Lake Superior and Lake Huron (and is slightly smaller than the U.S. state of West Virginia).
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Michigan's 20 largest inland lakes. This is a list of lakes in Michigan. The American state of Michigan borders four of the five Great Lakes.
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Lake Michigan is one of the five Great Lakes in North America. It has a surface area of 22,300 square miles (58,000 square kilometers). It is 307 by 118 miles (494 by 190 kilometers) wide. Lake Michigan is the 5th largest lake in the world.
Lake County is a county located in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the population was 11,539. The county seat is Baldwin.
The county was created by the Michigan Legislature in 1840 as Aishcum County, then renamed Lake County in 1843, for its many lakes. It was administered by a succession of other Michigan counties prior to the organization of county government in 1871.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 574 square miles, of which 567 square miles is land and 6.9 square miles is water.
The county government operates the jail, maintains rural roads, operates the major local courts, keeps files of deeds and mortgages, maintains vital records, administers public health regulations, and participates with the state in the provision of welfare and other social services. The county board of commissioners controls the budget but has only limited authority to make laws or ordinances. In Michigan, most local government functions — police and fire, building and zoning, tax ...
In Alpena County, Devils Lake is a long and shallow marl and muck-bottomed lake on the North Branch of the Devils River within the Alpena State Forest. There is another, much smaller Devils Lake in Alpena County, on Long Lake Creek, about a dozen miles (19 km) to the northeast of the larger Devils Lake.
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Ford Lake is a fresh water artificial reservoir located in Washtenaw County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The lake was created from the construction of Ford Lake Dam (originally known as Rawsonville Dam) along the Huron River in the early 1930s. The lake is named after business magnate Henry Ford.
Its name comes from the Ojibwe word mishigami, meaning "large water" or "large lake". With a population of approximately 10 million, Michigan is the tenth most populous of the 50 U.S. states, the 11th most extensive by area, and the largest by area east of the Mississippi River. Its capital is Lansing, and its largest city is Detroit.
Walled Lake is a city in Oakland County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 6,999 at the 2010 census. The city shares its name with Walled Lake and is bordered by Commerce Township on the north and the city of Novi on the south. As a western suburb of Metro Detroit, Walled Lake is about 20 miles northwest of Detroit.
The town's name is said to have been given by the first Euro-American settler, Walter Hewitt, in 1825. Upon his arrival, he noticed what appeared to be a stone wall along the lake's western bank, possibly constructed by earlier Potawatomi Indian tribes. Walled Lake was a village inhabited by Ojibwa and Potowatamie people until about 1830. It appears that these people had relocated from an earlier village in the area that is today Southfield. Resting spots along the Underground Railroad, where ru
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.37 square miles, of which 2.18 square miles is land and 0.19 square miles is water. Walled Lake is north of the City of Novi and to the east of the City of Wixom.
As of the census of 2010, there were 6,999 people, 3,347 households, and 1,771 families living in the city. The population density was 3,210.6 inhabitants per square mile. There were 3,689 housing units at an average density of 1,692.2 per square mile. The racial makeup of the ci
As of the census of 2000, there were 6,713 people, 3,158 households, and 1,689 families living in the city. The population density was 2,956.9 per square mile. There were 3,390 housing units at an average density of 1,493.2 per square mile. The racial makeup of the city was 95.34
The Council consists of five members, including a mayor pro tem, elected to four-year terms. Current Council members include: Casey Ambrose, Gabriel Constanzo, Ryan Woods, Tamra L. Loch & Bennett Lublin. Mayor Pro Tem is Casey Ambrose.
In February 2007 Walled Lake and Wolverine Lake agreed to share police services; Walled Lake took responsibility for dispatch services, and all police operations in Wolverine Lake were moved to Walled Lake. Since then Wolverine Lake has separated, becoming its own police station
The Walled Lake Consolidated Schools serves Walled Lake and has its district headquarters, the Educational Service Center, in the city. The district's Community Education Center is also in Walled Lake. The schools within the city limits are Mary Helen Guest Elementary School and Walled Lake Elementary School. Most of the city is zoned to these schools. Portions are zoned to Meadowbrook Elementary School and Hickory Woods Elementary School. Portions are zoned to James R. Geisler Middle School, an
For those who consider Lake Michigan-Huron to be separate lakes, and Caspian Sea to be a sea, Lake Superior would be the largest lake at 82,100 km 2 (31,700 square miles) Lake Baikal is the deepest lake in the world, located in Siberia , with a bottom at 1,637 metres (5,371 ft).