In the United States, this state is being located in the Great lakes and the mid western region. The word Michigan has been derived from the word mishigamaa which means large water or large lake. Out of the 50 United States, this state is being considered as the tenth most populous state and also the largest state in the case of total area which is at the east of the Mississippi river. The capital of this state is Lansing and the largest city of this state is Detroit.
Michigan on USA Map
This state has got two peninsulas which are the lower peninsulas and the upper peninsulas. Coming to the lower peninsulas, this peninsula also looks like a mitten. The name Michigan was actually applied to the lower peninsulas. The straits of Mackinac is the thing which divides the upper peninsulas from the lower peninsulas. This straits of Mackinac also joins the lake huron to the lake Michigan. The mackinac bridge is what connects the two peninsulas.
There are a lot of islands and ponds over there in the state of Michigan. A number of about 64,980 lakes and islands exist over there. The native American tribes were the first ones to settle over there which were taken finally in the 17th century by the French explorers. The upper peninsulas are very much known for tourism attraction due to the numerous resources being found over there, while the lower peninsulas are being famous for manufacturing, various services and the high tech industry over there.
Map of Michigan
Coming to the tourist places this state provides, we have a number which is quite huge. Some of the tourist destinations are: Lake Michigan, lake huron, mackinac bridege, mackinac island, the henry ford, sleeping bear dunes national lakeshore, Detroit institute of arts, Comerica park, great lakes shipwreck museum, porcupine mountains, belle isle park, Gilmore car museum, castle rock, Frederick Meijer gardens and sculpture park, marvin’s marvellous mechanical museum, Renaissance centerhitsville U.S.A, Isle royale national park, Detroit historical museum, air zoo.
Also places like Gerald R. ford presidential museum, Detroit zoo, Charles H. wright museum of African American history, Fort Mackinac, fort field, potter park zoo, the spirit of Detroit, matthaei botanical gardens, university of Michigan museum of art, fort wilkins, michigan’s adventure, fox theatre, dossin great lakes museum, Nichols arboretum, Tahquamenon falls, binder park zoo, boyne mountain resort, silver lake state park, grand hotel, Holland state park, maybury state park, john ball zoological garden, mount brighton, warren dunes states park, torch lake, greektown casino hotel, fire keepers casino hotel and bay city recreation area are worth visiting.
Roadmap of Michigan
Having a roadmap of the state you are visiting is one of the most necessary tasks which has to be done. Planning a trip in order to reach Michigan is a great idea and besides this, if the roadmap is also available, then it becomes much easier in order to reach your destination. All the detailing is being shown in the map with proper guidance of cities and towns and all sorts of highways, roads, trees, rivers and lakes.
Michigan Map with Cities
Michigan does consist of a huge number of cities and towns. Detroit is the capital of this wonderful state. Other cities which are being located in this state are: grand rapids, warren, sterling heights, ann arbor, lansing, flint, dear born, Clinton, Livonia, canton, west land, troy, Farmington Hills, Macomb, Kalamazoo, Shelby, Wyoming, Southfield, Waterford. Coming to the poorest city in the state of Michigan we have the Benton harbour while the richest city is the barton hills.
There are also other cities which includes: battle creek which is also known as the cereal city, east lansing which is considered as the home of the Michigan state university, the home of the tulip time which is being considered as the largest tulip festival in the whole of the United States is Holland, the headquarters of the CMS Energy is in Jackson, Manistee, Marquette, midland, traverse city and sault Ste. Marie. In the Oakland County, almost half of the population of the state are there who all are considered as the wealthiest ones. In Gross Pointe too, a wealthy community resides.
Map of Michigan Cities
Michigan is a state which has a wide range of cities which are very beautiful and lovely and worthy of visit. Below are the cities of the state Michigan which are being described with details for further information.
Cities of Michigan:
Some of the cities of this state are as follows:
Map of Detroit
In the Michigan state of the United States, the city Detroit is being considered as the most populous state and it is also considered as the seat of the wayne county. The population of this state is about 677,116. In the United States, the Detroit metropolitan airport is considered as one of the most important hubs over there. The area of Detroit city is about 5814 square miles which is approximately 15,060 square kilometres.
There are a lot of interesting destinations in this city which are a must visit. Some of them are: the fillmore Detroit, capitol park historic district, monument to joe louis, Windsor sculpture park, ford river rouge complex, Michigan central station, Cadillac place, central united Methodist church, cass avenue Methodist episcopal church, sweetest heart of Mary roman catholic church, Ojibway prairie complex, Canthedral of the most blessed Sacrament.
Coming to the schools of this city Detroit we have the primary schools and we also have the charter schools. In Michigan, the Detroit public school (DPS) is the largest school district. There are about 56,000 charter school students over there. In the United States, the one and only floating post office is located in this city. The principal airport which has been serving this city is the Detroit metropolitan wayne county airport. For the delta airlines, this airport is a primary hub while for the spirit airlines this airport is a secondary one.
To the outer edges of the city, the Detroit department of transportation (DDOT) provides service. Coming to the daily newspapers of this city we have the Detroit free press as the first one and the Detroit news as the second one. Under the Detroit newspaper partnership, both these newspapers are being published always. In the west side of the city, there are four grade schools which are catholic and also three high schools which are catholic too. In the city of Detroit, there are about 110 catholic grade schools.
Detroit city is also known as the center of automobiles. There are also a huge number of companies in this city, some of which are: general motors, quicken loans, ally financial, Compuware, Shinola, American axle, little caesars, DTE Energy, blue cross blue shield of Michigan and rosette architects. In downtown Detroit, the most number of employment occurs over there and so almost half of the population resides over there.
Map of Grand Rapids
In the Michigan state of the United States, Grand Rapids is a lovely city situated on the grand river. A number of about 192,294 is the population of this city. Coming to the area of this city, it is about 117.2 square kilometres. This city is known for many things, including its beauty and its lovely weather too.
There are a huge number of schools, colleges and universities over there in that city. Also there are a huge number of spots which are worthy of visit. Some of them are: Frederick Meijer gardens and sculpture park, grand rapids public museum, heritage hill historic district, la grnde vitesse, millennium park, reeds lake, Norton mound group, fountain street church, lamberton lake and many more.
In Michigan, this city is considered as the second largest city. In west Michigan, this grand rapids city is being considered as the largest city. At the east of the lake Michigan, this city is about 30 miles away on the grand river which is about 48 kilometres away. This seat is also taken as the seat of the kent county.
The world’s leading furniture companies do reside here in this grand rapids city and hence this city is being named as the furniture city. In the United States, this city is being considered as the snowiest city with an average snow fall of about 192 centimetres. The whole city has been hit by a very violent tornado which did produce f5 damage and also killed persons which were 18 in number. This incident took place in the year 1956 and in the month of April.
There are also a number of venues for concerts and entertainment over there. Some of the venues are: The orbit room, the DAAC, the intersection, devos performance hall, van andel arena, forest hills fine arts center, the pyramid scheme and the deltaplex. In grand rapids, the largest performing arts organization is the grand rapids symphony which has been founded in the year 1930. The daily newspaper of grand rapids is the grand rapids press.
There are a lot of colleges and universities over there in that city. Some of them are: Aquinas college, calvin college, cornerstone university, grace bible college, Kuyper college, puritan reformed theological seminary, Thomas M. cooley law school, grand rapids community college, grand valley state university, kendall college of art and design, ferris state university, grand rapids medical mile.
Democratic candidates were the supports of this grand rapids city. In the year 1855, the first road of this city has been improved. This road passes through wayland and had started from kalamzoo. This city also had partnerships with various cities like japan, Poland, chile, Italy, mexico and Ghana