Michigan Fast Facts for Today
- Mackinac is pronounced: Mackinaw
Anything or anywhere in the Upper Peninsula is spelled Mackinac, Anything or anywhere in the lower Peninsula is spelled Mackinaw.
- Wine - Michigan's 125+ wineries welcome more than 1 million visitors to their tasting rooms each year. The industry contributes nearly $800 million to the state’s economy each year, with sales of Michigan wine within the state growing at double-digit numbers over the past few years. Michigan currently ranks between #10 and #13 nationally for wine production.
- Detroit is farther from Houghton, Michigan, by air miles (425) than it is from Washington, D.C. (391).
- Pumpkins - In 2011, Michigan pumpkins generated $16.8 million from production of 98.6 million pounds (harvested off 7400 acres), ranking the state #2.
The Michigan Business Directory is mobile friendly on all devices
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