Marquette (/ m ɑːr ˈ k ɛ t / mar-KEHT) is a city in Marquette County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 20,629 at the 2020 United States Census , which makes it the largest city in the Upper Peninsula .
Marquette is on the southern shores of Lake Superior in the Upper Peninsula. Home of Northern Michigan University and points of interest include the Marquette Harbor Lighthouse and Maritime Museum and Presque Isle Point Park, north of town, and the iron ore docks.
Marquette County is a playground year-round. There is always something new to do and places to explore in every season. Bike by Harlow Lake in the spring, swim Superior in the summer, take in a color tour in the fall, and ski Marquette Mountain in the winter.
Tourist Park is an in-town, 110-site campground located on 40 acres along the Dead River. In addition to campsites for both RV’s and tents, amenities at the park include restrooms, hot showers, water/electric hook-ups, picnic tables and a playground. Campground reservations are from May 15th to October 15th.
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Marquette Branch Prison was authorized by the Michigan State Legislature in 1885. The prison was subsequently built on the shores of Lake Superior on property that was a gift to the State from the Marquette Businessmen's Association. The prison was completed in 1889 at a cost of less than $200,000.