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Most People Don’t Know The Meaning Behind These 15 Michigan Towns

So, you’ve lived here your whole life, have you? You have deep Michigan roots, right? Well have you stopped to consider what many of the places you’ve encountered your entire life mean? You probably know that Michigan has a long history with French and Native American culture. So it should come as no surprise that many of the places were know and love here have names with roots in either (or both) of those rich heritages.

Nice little history lesson, eh? Tell us, are there any here that surprised you? Or are there places that you think we should add to our list? Let us know!

Serena Maria Daniels
Serena Maria Daniels is an award-winning freelance journalist in Detroit, by way of Chicago, by way of the West Coast. She writes about Michigan for OIYS. Serena enjoys learning about language and culture and taking road trips with her beagle Ralph.