Welcome to Ontonagon

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County Seat : Ontonagon
Formed: 1843
Organized: 1853
Size:  1,316 sq. miles
Population: 8854 in 1990

                      3756 in 1890


Bergland Bohemia
Carp Lake Greenland
Haight Interior
Matchwood McMillan
Ontonagon Rockland


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

Ontonagon Chamber of Commerce
Ontonagon Light, Ontonogan Michigan
Ontonagon Light House and the preservation project
Porcupine Mountains

Coming soon:



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This page was updated Tuesday, July 25, 2000.

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Ontonagon County's name is taken from the Native American word "Nondon-organ" meaning "hunting river" .

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County neighbors:

[Baraga] [Houghton][Gogebic] coming soon[Iron County] [Keweenaw]

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