Gogebic County, Michigan

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Gogebic County
Gogebic County Courthouse, July 2014
Map of Michigan highlighting Gogebic County
Location within the U.S. state of Michigan
Map of the United States highlighting Michigan
Michigan's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 46°29′N 89°47′W / 46.48°N 89.79°W / 46.48; -89.79
Country United States
State Michigan
Founded1887[1]
SeatBessemer
Largest cityIronwood
Area
 • Total1,476 sq mi (3,820 km2)
 • Land1,102 sq mi (2,850 km2)
 • Water374 sq mi (970 km2)  25%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2018)
15,096
 • Density15/sq mi (6/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district1st

Gogebic County (/ɡˈɡɪbɪk/ goh-GHIB-ik) is the westernmost county in the Upper Peninsula in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the population was 16,427.[2] The county seat is Bessemer.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Bibliography on Gogebic County". Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University. Retrieved June 29, 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. "State & County QuickFacts". US Census Bureau. Archived from the original on June 6, 2011. Retrieved August 27, 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved June 7, 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)