A village in Marinette County, Wisconsin, United States. The “Gateway to the North”, including the beautiful Peshtigo River, Peshtigo River State Forest, Lake Noquebay and soon to be Tommy Thompson Centennial Park.The tourism industry and outdoor activities such as fishing, snowmobiling, and hunting are important to the Crivitz economy. Several area businesses specialize in outdoor activities, such as hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, whitewater rafting, tubing, ATV trail upkeep, and boat rental services.
Crivitz is the hub of the area tourism industry. In Crivitz you will find all of the services essential to making your visit extra special. From sport shops to gift and craft shops, to gas stations, grocery stores and restaurants, when you visit the area you will find our businesses eager to serve you and your needs.
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Delta County is located in Michigan's beautiful Upper Peninsula on the northern shores of Lake Michigan. Surveyed in April 1843, the county was formally organized in 1861. At that time it included the present territory and all of what is now known as Menominee County, and parts of Dickinson, Iron and Marquette Counties. The name came from its triangular shape, like that of the Greek letter Delta.
Delta County's growth is made up of a combination of forestry, manufacturing and tourism.
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The City of Marinette, an inland seaport, is located on the western shore of Lake Michigan’s Green Bay and at the mouth of the historic Menominee River. These wonderful natural resources provide our residents and visiting tourists opportunities for some of the finest fishing and boating experiences in the Great Lakes region. Additionally, camping, biking, snowmobiling, ice skating and ice boating enthusiasts find Marinette an excellent rendezvous for summer and winter sports and recreation. Businesses find our modern industrial parks and skilled workforce an excellent match for their expansion needs. In addition to an excellent K-12 school system, educational opportunities are available at the University of Wisconsin - Marinette two-year college and at the Northeastern Wisconsin Technical College.
The county's two main rivers, the Peshtigo and Menominee, and many lakes, streams, and forests make the area an outdoor destination. Snowmobiling is popular in the winter, and there is a large network of trails to accommodate the sport. Dave's Falls are located in Marinette County, near Amberg.
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Menominee is located in the southern tip of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The town sits on the shore of Green Bay, right across the Menominee River from Marinette, Wisconsin. The greater Menominee area is home to a variety of industries, including shipbuilding, auto parts, chemicals, helicopter design and construction, airplane components, health care, and papermaking.
Much of Menominee's L-shaped downtown runs along the shores of the bay of Green Bay and includes the Great Lakes Memorial Marina and park. Many of the downtown buildings, built at the end of the 19th century or the beginning of the 20th, have been restored. They now provide space for several upscale restaurants, gift shops, beauty salons and day spas, antiques shops, galleries and a variety of essential services. The Menominee Bandshell is a focal point for concerts, an art show, a car show and a four-day community festival.
Source: http://www.cityofmenominee.org/index.php/maps | http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Menominee,_Michigan
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Marinette County is ideally located in Northeast Wisconsin on the shores of Green Bay bordering the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. State and County parks provide restful, scenic surroundings to spend leisure time. Endless trails provide recreation for adventurers who desire to ATV, snowmobile, hike, bike and cross-country ski. Over 230,000 acres of county forest land are available for hunting and exploring wildlife. Exceptional inland waters include acres of lakes and miles of trout streams for the canoe, kayak and fishing enthusiasts. With its extensive recreational facilities and vacation advantages, Marinette County is truly an outdoor paradise!
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In Menominee County, we truly believe we are "Where the Best of Michigan Begins". Join us, and you will see that it is true.
Camping, snowmobiling, boating, fishing, golf and hunting are just some of the recreational activities that are available to our residents and guests. Located on the Southern most part of the Upper Peninsula on the Wisconsin Border, we proudly offer a quality of life that is unsurpassed!
Outstanding Schools, Quality Employers, and a relaxed friendly atmosphere are here to welcome you. Join us in Menominee County, and discover what we have always known; there is no better place to Live, Work, or Play.
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Located in the Northeastern corner of Wisconsin, Oconto County lies on the spectacular shores of the Bay of Green Bay. A quick 30 minute drive north of the bustling city of Green Bay, Oconto is considered to be by many the start of the true Wisconsin Northwood’s. Situated between dense forests, beautiful wetlands, stunning shorelines and more than 33 sites on the National Register of Historic Places, you’ll see right away why Oconto is in itself “History on the Bay”.
Experience our rich history: a coral reef, which eventually became the home of the Copper Culture Indians (check out the Copper Culture Museum) thousands of years ago, to a booming lumber town that produced the Main Street mansions and Beyer Home Museum. Make sure to bring your bicycle and Ride Oconto History, an idea that began as a school project by one Oconto student and has now been adopted as a biking activity by the city.
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The area that was to become the City of Peshtigo was first settled in about 1838. The Peshtigo River flowed from the forests where the majestic white pines grew to Lake Michigan. The waterways were the principle method of moving the logs. Logging and wood products were the economic focus of the new settlement. Wood products still provide much of the employment in the city today. The bustling boom town was destroyed by fire on October 8, 1871, the same day as the Chicago fire. Though the loss of life and property damage was far greater in Peshtigo the Chicago fire received more attention.
The City Reborn from the Ashes of America’s Most Disastrous Fire was incorporated as a Village in 1887 and as a City in 1903.
The origin of the name Peshtigo is uncertain. Explanations include an Ojibwe word meaning 'river of the wild goose', a Menominee word for 'snapping turtle', a word meaning 'passing through a marsh' or a reference to a local Menominee band known as Pesh-tiko.
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A town in Marinette County, Wisconsin, United States. Porterfield is home to the annual Porterfield Country Music Festival, a weekend of open air concerts held every summer which draws both local and nationally known country music artists such as Johnny Cash] Charlie Daniels, Crystal Gayle,Merle Haggard, and Loretta Lynn.
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A city in Menominee County in the U.S. state of Michigan. Here you can pick blueberries, watch wild turkeys and deer feed in the fields, catch lightning bugs in a jar, watch northern lights, bats in the trees, and worship in a church where everyone knows everything about everyone else but they still speak, help and love each other.
Stephenson has most of the necessities of life. There are restaurants and bars, a gas station and grocery store, tennis courts, horseshoe pits, a golf course, bakeries and barber and beauty shops, banks and a jeweler. There is a movie theater, library, post office, laundromat, hardware stores, variety store and florists. They have churches and schools, a weekly newspaper, parks and campgrounds and a few other things....and people - mostly middle class, some grumpers and lots of smilers. There are thinkers, doers, watchers - good ones and a few bad ones. Most will treat you at least as nice as you treat them.
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Wausaukee is centrally located in the northern County of Marinette, right on Highway 141. Marinette County offers vast public lands, ATV/snowmobile trails, and beautiful scenery including waterfalls, lakes, streams, forests, and rolling hills.
The name Wausaukee comes from the native settlers in the area - the Menominee Indians - and means "among the rolling hills." The Wausaukee area is a great place for outdoor activities such as hunting, fishing, boating, hiking and camping.
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Broadway Real Estate’s Community List: Delta County, MI, Oconto County, WI, Northern Menominee County, Northern Marinette County, Wausaukee, WI, Crivitz, WI, Stephenson, MI, Porterfield, WI, Peshtigo, WI, Marinette, WI, Menominee, MI