Oakland County is in the state of Michigan’s Southeast Region. It is part of the Detroit metropolitan region and is located northwest of the city. Oakland County has a land area of 867.66 square miles and a water area of 39.63 square miles. It is ranked 2nd in population in Michigan. Oakland County has more natural lakes than any other county in the state containing nearly 1500 lakes and the headways of five major rivers – the Clinton, Huron, Rouge, Shiawassee and Flint Rivers.
The automotive industry has been the historic economic enterprise of the county. There’s about 40 different kinds of soil in Oakland County ranging in texture, natural drainage and other characteristics. Agriculture accounts for less than 15% of private land in Oakland County, while hunting is prohibited on approximately 40% of the county’s land. The forested regions are made up of mixed oak hardwoods, and the county contains a wide variety of lakes and marshes that account for around 11% of the land base.
This county features six state recreation areas, three state parks, and two minor game zones, all of which are available to hunting. It also contains two Huron Clinton Metroparks, both of which have limited hunting options. Whitetail deer, grouse, bear, ducks, turkey, and geese are among the game species available for hunting along the farm land, vacant land, waterfront, and hunting land for sale by Michigan Whitetail Properties in Oakland County, Michigan.
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