Tagged: Huron County

Huron County is located at the tip of the “thumb” area of Michigan. It is surrounded on three sides by water – Saginaw Bay and Lake Huron. The county has a land area of 824 square miles bordered by an irregular shore, 93 miles long.

Huron County ranks as one of the top agricultural counties in Michigan. Major crops grown in the county are corn, navy beans, sugar beets, wheat, alfalfa, oats and barley. Major agricultural enterprises include dairy, livestock, and poultry production.

Because of the natural beauty and ideal topography and sandy beaches, Huron County has an ideal setting for the tourism industry.

The shoreline offers numerous opportunities for vacationers. With  two state parks – Sleeper State Park and Port Crescent State Park. Two roadside parks – Jenks Park and Brown Park. Also, Huron County maintains nine county parks along the shoreline.

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Indian Villages in Huron County

Huron County Michigan had an active and vibrant Indian culture with villages along the shore and workshops and gardens in the interior.

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Bay Port Fish Sandwich Festival

The Bay Port Fish Sandwich Festival is the granddaddy of them all. Since 1978 folks come in and lined up for a fish sandwich that “takes two hands to hold one.

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