Tagged: Huron County

[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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