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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:
Great Lakes State/ Wolverine State / Water Wonderland
Si Quaeris Peninsulam Amoenam, Circumspice(If You Seek a Pleasant peninsula, Look About You)
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:
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

Monnier Elementary School
(313) 873-0673
13600 Ward Street
Detroit, MI 48227
Maybury Elementary School
(313) 849-2014
4410 Porter Street
Detroit, MI 48209

Middle Schools

Hillside Middle School
(248) 344-8493
775 N. Center Street
Northville, MI 48167
Carman Ainsworth Middle School
(810) 591-3500
1409 W. Maple Road
Flint, MI 48507

High Schools

Flushing High School
(810) 591-3771
5039 Deland Road
Flushing, MI 48433
Dollar Bay High School
(906) 482-5812
48475 Maple Drive Po Box 371
Dollar Bay, MI 49922

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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