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

The county of Marquette is located in northwest Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Marquette County has a land area of 1,808.40 square miles and a water area of 1,616.14 square miles. The county is ranked 29th in population for the state of Michigan. This unit has a large Lake Superior shoreline which has a significant impact on weather/winter severity and snow depths. Approximately 84% of this county is privately owned property, with approximately 23% enrolled under the Commercial Forest Act and approximately 16% held in public ownership (State or Federal).

Land use and habitat quality for deer varies from lowland conifer and marshes to upland hardwoods, dry grassland openings, and jack pine barrens, which offer deer with generally low to decent quality habitat throughout much of the county. Agriculture has a fairly small impact and is mostly a factor around traditional rural areas.

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