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Michigan Profile

Michigan was the 26th state, admitted into the Union in 1837. Called the "Great Lakes State" because its shores touch four of the five Great Lakes, Michigan gets its name from an Ojibwa (Chippewa) Indian word meaning "large lake." Michigan has an unusual geography, as it consists of two land masses--the Upper Peninsula and the mitten-shaped Lower Peninsula. Detroit, its largest city, is known worldwide as the center of the American auto industry. The apple blossom is the state flower, the robin is the state bird and Lansing is the capital. ...Read more here: Michigan - The Great Lakes State

Capital City:
Lansing
Nickname:
Great Lakes State/ Wolverine State / Water Wonderland
Motto:
Si Quaeris Peninsulam Amoenam, Circumspice(If You Seek a Pleasant peninsula, Look About You)
Statehood:
January 26, 1837 (26th)
Origin of State's Name:
Based on Chippewa Indian word "meicigama" meaning "great water," and referring to the Great Lake
Largest Cities:
Detroit, Grand Rapids, Warren, Flint, Lansing
Border States:
Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Wisconsin
Land Area:
56,809 sq. mi., 22nd largest
State Bird:
Robin
State Flower:
Apple Blossom (pyrus coronaria)State Tree: White pine (pinus strobus)
State Song:
Michigan, My Michigan

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Michigan Schools

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Elementary Schools

Amanda Moore Elementary School
(586) 752-0260
209 Dickinson Street
Romeo, MI 48065
Straight School
(616) 819-3140
850 Chatham Street Nw
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Middle Schools

Walled Lake Middle School
(248) 956-2900
46720 W. Pontiac Trail
Commerce Township, MI 48390
West Middle School
(734) 416-7550
44401 W. Ann Arbor Trail
Plymouth, MI 48170

High Schools

Hope Of Detroit Consortium High School
(313) 897-8720
1250 Rosa Parks Boulevard
Detroit, MI 48216
Rogers High School
(616) 530-7580
1350 Prairie Parkway Sw
Wyoming, MI 49509

Sex Offender Information for Michigan

For most citizens, the easiest method to obtain accurate and timely sex offender information for their local area is to visit their state sex offender registry website. States are required to provide this information for free. You do not need to pay for this information.

In Michigan, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://www.mipsor.state.mi.us/. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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