Marinette Menominee Real Estate Communities List
Cedar River, once a mill town at the mouth of the Big Cedar River, is now the center of an popular resort area. Only a couple dozen people live in the village itself. Cedar River once bustled with a sawmill and a pier where lumber was shipped to Chicago. Then the sawmill burned and most residents moved away. Two churches on the highway remain from the lumber village: the Catholic Church of the Sacred Heart (1887) and the Mission Chapel (1889).
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The Village of Crivitz, Wisconsin, the “Gateway to the North”, including the beautiful Peshtigo River, Peshtigo River State Forest, Lake Noquebay and The Tommy Thompson Centennial Park.
Located in south-central Marinette County, a short 55 miles north of Green Bay, Crivitz is the hub of the area tourism industry. In Crivitz you will find all of the services essential to making your visit extra special. From sport shops to gift and craft shops, to gas stations, grocery stores and restaurants, when you visit the area you will find our businesses eager to serve you and your needs.
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Ingalls is an unincorporated community in Menominee County, Michigan, United States. Ingalls is located in Mellen Township along U.S. Route 41, 2.5 miles (4.0 km) south of Stephenson. Ingalls has a post office with ZIP code 49848.
Thomas Caldwell first settled Ingalls in 1858. The community was named after Eleazer S. Ingalls, a judge who organized Menominee County, in 1863. A station on the Chicago and North Western Railway opened in Ingalls in 1872. A post office opened in Ingalls on June 20, 1879; Louis Dobeas was the first postmaster.
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Marinette is a lovely city situated on the Bay of Green Bay, bordered on the north by the Menominee River, and graced by the captivating Stephenson Island, which is accessible by car and footbridge. Visitors and residents alike enjoy Marinette’s natural treasures, its scenic parks, well-planned recreational opportunities, exciting events, and gracious lodging accommodations.
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Marinette Marine Corporation (MMC) was founded on the Menominee River in Marinette Wisconsin in 1942 as part of the growth in the American shipbuilding industry during World War II.
Since its founding, Marinette Marine has produced more than 1,500 vessels. While primarily a producer of commercial vessels, it has also taken a number of contracts for the United States Navy, primarily for auxiliary vessels. Most recently, Marinette Marine became part of a team with Lockheed Martin to produce one of two Littoral Combat Ship designs for the Navy, resulting in the launch of the USS Freedom in September 2006.
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Menominee gets its name from a regional Native American tribe known as the Menominee, which roughly translates into “Wild Rice”. The area was originally the home of the Menominee Indian Tribe. They now have a reservation along the Wolf River in North Central Wisconsin.
Much of Menominee’s L-shaped downtown runs along the shores of the bay of Green Bay and includes the Great Lakes Memorial Marina and park. Many of the downtown buildings, built at the end of the 19th century or the beginning of the 20th, have been restored. They now provide space for several upscale restaurants, gift shops, a bookstore, beauty salons and day spas, antiques shops, galleries and a variety of essential services. The Menominee Bandshell is a focal point for concerts, an art show, a car show and a four-day community event called the Waterfront Festival.
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Oconto County is a county in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of 2010, the population was nearly 36,000. Its county seat is Oconto, with a population of 4,210.
Oconto County is part of the Green Bay Metropolitan Statistical Area. It was established in 1851. Located in the Northeastern corner of Wisconsin, Oconto lies on the spectacular shores of the Bay of Green Bay. A quick 30 minute drive north of the bustling city of Green Bay, Oconto is considered to be by many the start of the true Wisconsin Northwood’s. Situated between dense forests, beautiful wetlands, stunning shorelines and more than 33 sites on the National Register of Historic Places, you’ll see right away why Oconto is in itself “History on the Bay”.
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Peshtigo is a city in Marinette County, Wisconsin, United States. The population 3,502 in the 2010 census. It is part of the Marinette, WI–MI Micropolitan Statistical Area.
The adjacent Town of Peshtigo, which encompasses a larger area, has a population of 4,507.
Peshtigo is most famous as the site of the Peshtigo Fire of 1871, in which more than 1,200 people perished. The fire, although the deadliest in United States history, is overshadowed by the Great Chicago Fire, which happened on the same day of Oct. 8, 1871. More than 1.2 million acres were destroyed in the Peshtigo fire.
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Porterfield is a town in Marinette County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 1,971 at the 2010 census. The unincorporated communities of Bagley Junction, Miles, Porterfield, Rubys Corner and Walsh are located in the town.
The rural area of Porterfield is located in Marinette County, which is ideally located in Northeast Wisconsin on the shores of Green Bay bordering the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. State and County parks provide restful, scenic surroundings to spend leisure time. Endless trails provide recreation for adventurers who desire to ATV, snowmobile, hike, bike and cross-country ski. Over 230,000 acres of county forest land are available for hunting and exploring wildlife. Exceptional inland waters include acres of lakes and miles of trout streams for the canoe, kayak and fishing enthusiasts. With its extensive recreational facilities and vacation advantages, Marinette County is truly an outdoor paradise!
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The City of Stephenson has 1 ¼ square mile of area and is split by the Little Cedar River running through its middle. Stephenson is a city in Menominee County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 875 at the 2000 census. The city is located within Stephenson Township and is part of the Marinette, WI–MI Micropolitan Statistical Area. US-41 runs through Stephenson, which is conveniently located near Lake Michigan and Green Bay so that summer sports such as fishing, swimming, and boating are available to anyone who will take advantage of the opportunity. The Stephenson area is also known for its excellent deer and turkey hunting and the area becomes a beehive of activity during these seasons.
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Wallace is an unincorporated community located 15 miles north of Menominee on US Highway 41. It is a small village with the DeYoung Zoo, a used-car dealership, a tavern, lumber yard, post office, ice maker, wood businesses, grocery market, service station, and a liquidator store. There are also three churches: Covenant, Lutheran and non-denominational. The Mellen Elementary School is also located in Wallace.
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Wausaukee is a village in Marinette County, Wisconsin, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 575. The village is part of the Marinette, WI–MI Micropolitan Statistical Area.
The name Wausaukee comes from the Menominee term for “among the rolling hills.”
Wausaukee is surrounded by rich, fertile farmland on which alfalfa, corn, soybeans, ginseng, and other crops are grown. There are many dairy farms in the area, as well, and Wausaukee is home to the largest dairy farm in Marinette County. It is also home to the annual county fair in late August.
The village, centrally located in Marinette County, was founded in 1887 by John S. Monroe to support the logging industry.