Welcome to Keweenaw


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County Seat : Eagle River
Formed: 1861
Organized: 1861
Size: 544 sq. miles
Population: 1701 in 1990

                      2894 in 1890


Allouez Eagle Harbor
Grant Houghton


If you are visiting or want to know more aspects of the county these links may be helpful.

Keweenaw Chamber of Commerce

Michigan Interactive- Keweenaw

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Keweenaw County gets its' name from a  Native American word, "Kee-wi-wai-non-ing" meaning "portage" or "place where portage is made" is the source of this name.

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[Baraga]   [Gogebic] coming soon[Houghton] [Ontonogan]

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