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Encyclopedia > Paradise, Michigan
Location of Paradise, Michigan

Paradise is an unincorporated community in Whitefish Township, Chippewa County in the U.S. state of Michigan. Adapted from Wikipedias MI county maps by Seth Ilys. ... An unincorporated community is one general term for a geographic area having a common social identity without benefit of municipal organization or official political designation (i. ... Whitefish Township is a township in Chippewa County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Chippewa County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... A U.S. state is any one of the 50 states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, together with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... State nickname: Wolverine State or Great Lakes State Other U.S. States Capital Lansing Largest city Detroit Governor Jennifer Granholm Official languages English Area 250,941 km² (11th)  - Land 147,255 km²  - Water 103,687 km² (41. ...


Paradise is on the northeastern portion of Michigan's Upper Peninsula, on the western side of Whitefish Bay, Lake Superior, about 60 miles by road from Sault Ste. Marie and about 55 miles north of the Mackinac Bridge. The Upper Peninsula of Michigan, also known as The Upper Peninsula, The U.P. (or The UP), and Above the Bridge by Michiganders, refers to the northern peninsula of the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Whitefish Bay is a large bay on the eastern end of Lake Superior between Michigan and Ontario. ... The Great Lakes from space; Lake Superior is on the upper left Lake Superior is the largest of North Americas Great Lakes. ... Sault Ste. ... The Mackinac Bridge is the longest suspension bridge in the United States. ...


Founded in 1925, Paradise is surrounded by state and national forests and its main business is tourism. It is considered one of two gateways to the Tahquamenon Falls area. (The other gateway is Newberry, about 40 miles to the southwest.) The area draws hunters, fishers, campers, backpackers, snowmobilers and birdwatchers. Lake Superior shipping lanes are several miles offshore. Whitefish Point with the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, beach, Whitefish Point Lighthouse and prime birding area, is 11 miles north. Whitefish Point is the spot where ships enter the open lake from Whitefish Bay. This is the nearest navigation mark to the wreckage of the ore freighter SS Edmund Fitzgerald, which sank in 1975. 1925 was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... Categories: US geography stubs | Luce County, Michigan | Waterfalls of the United States ... Newberry is a village located in Luce County, Michigan. ... The Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum is located in Chippewa County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... The SS Edmund Fitzgerald. ... 1975 was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ...


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Paradise, Michigan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (201 words)
Paradise is an unincorporated community in Whitefish Township, Chippewa County in the U.S. state of Michigan.
Paradise is on the northeastern portion of Michigan's Upper Peninsula, on the western side of Whitefish Bay, Lake Superior, about 60 miles by road from Sault Ste.
Founded in 1925, Paradise is surrounded by state and national forests and its main business is tourism.
Paradise, Michigan (473 words)
Paradise is the hub of such attractions as the Whitefish Point Lighthouse (fully restored and open for tours), The Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, Tahquamenon Falls, the Whitefish Point Bird Observatory, fishing, hunting, camping, swimming, snowmobiling, agate hunting, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and the Annual Blueberry Festival in August.
The Paradise area has many boat launch facilities and bank fishing localities.
In the winter, Paradise is the center for snowmobiling for riders from below the bridge.
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