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Michigan Profile

Michigan was the 26th state, admitted into the Union in 1837. Called the "Great Lakes State" because its shores touch four of the five Great Lakes, Michigan gets its name from an Ojibwa (Chippewa) Indian word meaning "large lake." Michigan has an unusual geography, as it consists of two land masses--the Upper Peninsula and the mitten-shaped Lower Peninsula. Detroit, its largest city, is known worldwide as the center of the American auto industry. The apple blossom is the state flower, the robin is the state bird and Lansing is the capital. ...Read more here: Michigan - The Great Lakes State

Capital City:
Lansing
Nickname:
Great Lakes State/ Wolverine State / Water Wonderland
Motto:
Si Quaeris Peninsulam Amoenam, Circumspice(If You Seek a Pleasant peninsula, Look About You)
Statehood:
January 26, 1837 (26th)
Origin of State's Name:
Based on Chippewa Indian word "meicigama" meaning "great water," and referring to the Great Lake
Largest Cities:
Detroit, Grand Rapids, Warren, Flint, Lansing
Border States:
Illinois , Indiana , Ohio , Wisconsin
Land Area:
56,809 sq. mi., 22nd largest
State Bird:
Robin
State Flower:
Apple Blossom (pyrus coronaria)State Tree: White pine (pinus strobus)
State Song:
Michigan, My Michigan

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Cities, Counties, and Zip Codes in Michigan

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    Michigan Schools

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    Elementary Schools

    Bethune Academy
    (313) 873-9460
    10825 Fenkell Street
    Detroit, MI 48227
    Harding Elementary School
    (586) 758-8347
    22230 Peters Avenue
    Warren, MI 48091

    Middle Schools

    Hastings Middle School
    (269) 948-4404
    232 W. Grand Street
    Hastings, MI 49058
    Mackinaw Trail Middle School
    (231) 876-5600
    8401 S. Mackinaw Trail
    Cadillac, MI 49601

    High Schools

    Leelanau Peninsula H.S.
    (231) 256-2426
    7401 E. Duck Lake Rd, Ste 200
    Lake Leelanau, MI 49653
    South Haven High School
    (269) 637-0500
    600 Elkenburg Street
    South Haven, MI 49090

    Sex Offender Information for Michigan

    For most citizens, the easiest method to obtain accurate and timely sex offender information for their local area is to visit their state sex offender registry website. States are required to provide this information for free. You do not need to pay for this information.

    In Michigan, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://www.mipsor.state.mi.us/ . Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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