Your gateway to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, Mackinac County includes Mackinac and Bois Blanc Islands, connected by ferry services which depart from St. Ignace.
3.7 million vehicles cross the Mackinac Bridge annually. The bridge connects Michigan’s two peninsulas, stretching over a key shipping route and continuing the I-75 corridor across the Upper Peninsula.
Over 20,000 acres in Mackinac County are currently used for agriculture, with many more suitable for raising livestock, or cultivating a diverse variety of crops including barley, potatoes and winter vegetables.
Forest products are one of our many abundant natural resources, and our businesses find opportunities for value-added agricultural products, like the maple syrup being bottled here at Tassier Sugarbush.
Housed in their new state-of-the-art medical facility, Mackinac Straights Health Systems provides quality care to residents of and visitors to the straits area.
Graymont mining operations connect our economy to a world-wide network of supply and demand, and they are significantly expanding in Mackinac County.
Mackinac Economic Alliance
Mackinac County forms a central hub for recreation and commerce in the heart of the Great Lakes. The Mackinac Economic Alliance works with established and upcoming businesses to expand opportunities by providing confidential and complementary consulting services.
Your Gateway to Prosperity in Mackinac County
Together with our partners, we raise the standard of living in our communities. This historic region has a multitude of natural resources, including the passionate people who make it their home. We are a single point of contact, creating connections and fostering growth opportunities to expand and relocate businesses in Mackinac County.