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Menominee is in Menominee County (of which it is the county seat), and in the Northern Region. Travel south of Escanaba along US Highway 41 on the banks of the Menominee River near the Wisconsin state line and Green Bay to locate this community. Menominee is situated on the shore of Lake Michigan in the Upper Peninsula region.

In 1836 Farnsworth & Brush built the first sawmill in this location. The settlement was given a post office on May 23, 1863, with Norman Soule as its first postmaster. In 1871 the Chicago & Northwestern Railroad buit up its station here.

This settlement was named after the Indian tribe from whom the federal government obtained the remainder of the Upper Peninsula by treaty in 1836. Menominee was incorporated as a city in 1883.


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