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[caption id="attachment_9953" align="aligncenter" width="1024"]1940 Huron County Travel Map 1940 Huron County Travel Map | Harbor Beach Library Digital Collection[/caption]

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, it’s 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, the County maintains nine county parks along the shoreline.

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Caseville Ribstock Kicks Off The Summer Season

Officially summer starts with the summer solstice on June 21st. Caseville Ribstock allows the folks and visitors in Caseville to welcome the start of the summer with a huge rib cook-off starting on June 28th. Ribstock – The Unofficial Start of Summer in Caseville Each June Caseville hosts a huge...

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Android App for Thumbwind

ThumbWind’s #Android app contains content feeds from our posts and an updated Michigan Wind Farms map.

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Indians in Huron County Michigan

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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