Gogebic County, Michigan

county in Michigan, United States

Gogebic County (/ɡˈɡɪbɪk/ goh-GHIB-ik) is the westernmost county in the Upper Peninsula in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2020 census, the population was 14,380.[2] The county seat is Bessemer.[3]

Gogebic County
Gogebic County Courthouse in Bessemer
Gogebic County Courthouse in Bessemer
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
Named forLake Gogebic
Largest cityIronwood
 • Total1,476 sq mi (3,820 km2)
 • Land1,102 sq mi (2,850 km2)
 • Water374 sq mi (970 km2)  25%
 • Total14,380
 • Density15/sq mi (6/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)

References change

  1. "Bibliography on Gogebic County". Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University. Retrieved June 29, 2013.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Gogebic County, Michigan". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2023.
  3. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved June 7, 2011.