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

The county of Ontonagon is located in northwest Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Ontonagon County has a land area of 1,311.22 square miles and a water area of 2,429.59 square miles. Ontonagon County has significant Lake Superior shoreline and is highly impacted by Lake Superior weather/winter severity and snow depths. Ontonagon County’s land use and habitat quality for deer varies from lowland conifers to upland hardwoods.

Agriculture has a fairly small impact and is mostly a factor around traditional rural areas. Winter conditions influenced by Lake Superior may be especially harsh for deer in the county. The average annual snowfall is 200 inches. From early December to early April, this DMU usually has snow on the ground. In the winter, deer are compelled to relocate to deer wintering complexes.

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