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Muskegon County

 

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Muskegon County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the population was 170,200, with the 2006 census estimate putting the county at a population of 175,231. The county seat is Muskegon. Muskegon County was organized in 1859. Its name is from the river that runs it which empties into Lake Michigan. The word comes from the Ojibwa/Chippewa word "mashkig" meaning "marsh" or "swamp".

Principal Attractions and Events

E. Gilltte Nature Center, Hacley & Hume Historic Site, Muskegon County Musem, Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon Air Fair, Howmet Theater, USS Silversides & Maritime Museum, Muskegon Summer Celebration, Michigan’s Adventure Park (N. Muskegon), White River Light Station (Whitehall), Worlds Largest Weathervane (Montague), Western Michigan Cherry Country Playhouse, Winter sports complex with luge run, Two lighthouses, Three state parks, UHL Professional Hockey Team (Muskegon Fury), Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp, Many miles of sand Lake Michigan beaches, Blue Lake Recreation Center, Outdorr recreation activities, including boating, fishing, camping, and hiking.  Tall Ships Challenge, Muskegon; Great Lakes Downs Thoroughbred Race Course; Trillium Festival, Irish Music Festival, West Michigan Marathon; Mart/Montague Bike Trail (23 paved miles of scenic terrain); White Lake Music Shell, White Lake Maritime Festival; Whine Lake Area Arts & Crafts Festival.
 

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