Hunting / Farm Land, Country Homes & Estates for sale in Alger County, MI

Alger County is in Northern Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Alger County has a land area of 915.07 square miles and a water area of 4,132.66 square miles. The county is ranked 76th in population for the state of Michigan. Since this county has some of the most Lake Superior shoreline, it heavily influences the weather/winter and snow depths. Roughly 84% of this area is privately owned land, with approximately 23% enlisted under the Commercial Forest Act and approximately 16% held in public ownership (State or Federal). Alger County’s land use and habitat quality for deer spans from lowland conifer and marshes to upland hardwoods, dry grasslands, and jack pine barrens, which offer deer with fairly low to good quality habitat throughout much of this area. Agriculture has a fairly modest impact and is mostly a factor around traditional rural areas.

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