Map of Michigan
The Great Lake State of Michigan derives its name from the Ojibwe word “Mishigamaa” meaning "Large Water”.
This map of Michigan is presented in warm color with high-detailed cartography. This elaborate layout of the urban space, invites curiosity and learning for all users.
Terrain marking includes intricate river systems and major lakes, national parks, state parks, forest areas and mountain peaks.
The map of Michigan is also furnished with a city town index, County index, diving distance chart, elaborate legend, digitized flag and a miniature map of the United States pinpointing the placement of the state.
This visually appealing map of Michigan is a perfect reference tool created by expert map makers of Globe Turners. State boundaries and international are demarcated with line margins and contrasting colors. The expanse of the state is marked with major cities and towns accurately paced. The State Capital Lansing and major urban settlements are captioned with bold readable font and highlighted with box indicators. Separate insets elaborate the city layout of Northwestern Michigan, Detroit, Downtown Detroit, Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids, Flint, Ann Arbor, Saginaw and Battle Creek.
National highways, state highways, airports locations, military installation and recreational areas are other details that are included in the map. Significant terrain placements include intricate river systems, major lakes, mountain peaks, forestlands, national parks and State parks. This map contains the highest level of detailing and aims to bring information to your doorstep, packaged in style.
State and international boundaries are differentiated with contrasting colors. The states capital Lansing and all primary and secondary cities are captioned in readable fonts in their accurate location. Major settlements are highlighted with box indicators and elaborated in insets. The Map also shares information on transportation networks interlinking the state. Interstate, national and state highways are drawn out with different colors and specified with numbering.
The map scheme includes detailed city insets of Northwestern Michigan, Detroit, Downtown Detroit, Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids, Flint, Ann Arbor, Saginaw and Battle Creek. Each city frame is complete with latest street information, airports locations, administrative buildings, recreational areas, military installations and points of interest.
Where is Michigan on the map?
Michigan is located in the Midwestern region of the United States. Michigan consists of two peninsulas surrounded by the four great lakes namely Lake Erie, Lake Huron, Lake Michigan and Lake Superior.
The upper peninsula is bounded by the state Wisconsin in the southwest whereas the lower peninsula is bounded on the south by the state of Ohio and Indiana. International borders with the Canadian province of Ontario in the southwestern part, is also separated by the great lakes.
The northern boundaries are entirely water boundaries from north to south with Illinois and Wisconsin. It is bordered by the great lakes of Lake Erie, Lake Huron, Lake Michigan and Lake Superior from the east to the west. Ohio and Indiana make the southern border of the state. Both these states share land as well as water boundaries with Michigan. The northern boundary lies completely through Lake superior, from the western boundary with Minnesota to Isle Royale island.
The key table elaborates symbolic data like national parks, State parks, military areas, highways, important roads, airports and other details of the title frame.
Region Location on the map of Michigan
According to the USCB the State of Michigan is located in Midwestern Region of the US in East North Central division 3 along with Indiana, Illinois, Ohio and Wisconsin.
Time Zone in Michigan
Michigan follows two time zones. Most of the state is in the Eastern Time Zone and observes the Eastern Standard Time (EST) which is 5 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time. Four counties of Michigan which are Gogebic, Iron, Dickinson and Menominee are in the Central Time Zone and follow the Central Standard Time which is 6 hours behind Greenwich mean time.
Zip Code of Michigan
The Zip Code Range of Michigan is from 48001- 49971
Major cities of Michigan
Michigan is the 10th most populous state of the USA and the largest state in terms of area, east of Mississippi. The Upper Peninsula is dominated by tourism and the lower peninsula is dominated by manufacturing. It is the center of the automotive industry of the nation. Lansing the state capital lies in Ingham County and is the fifth largest city of the state. The State is divided into 83 Counties. Wayne County is the largest in terms of population whereas Keweenaw is the largest in terms of area.
Detroit is the largest and most populous city of the state of Michigan. It is the seat of Wayne County and the principal city of Detroit metropolitan. The city is located on the Canadian border. Downtown Detroit is the central business and residential area of Detroit. The city is known for its distinctive architecture like Wayne County building, Cathedrals, The Fisher Building, museums and universities.
Notable landmarks like International Riverfront, Episcopal Church, Comerica Park, The Fox Theatre can be easily placed on the inset Road network details include international border crossings like the Ambassador Bridge, Detroit- Windsor Tunnel, Michigan Railway Tunnel along with instate transits routes like interstate highways, freeways and rail roads and airport locations.
Inset of Kalamazoo
The Mall city of Kalamazoo is located in the southwestern part of the state of Michigan on the banks of Kalamazoo River. It is the seat of Kalamazoo County and the principal city of Kalamazoo- Portage Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city is divided into 22 neighborhoods and is the home to Western Michigan University. Points of interest include museums, zoos, parks, recreational areas and utility centers. Kalamazoo is served by interstate 94 along with US route131. All highways are specifically numbered. Airport locations and rail routes are also marked notable on the inset.
Grand Rapids is located on the banks of Grand river and the largest city in the western part of the State. It is the seat of Kent County and the second largest city in Michigan. Spectrum Health, the largest employer of western Michigan has its headquarters in Grand Rapids. Other points of interest include churches, museums, notable buildings, convention centers, universities and colleges.
Nicknamed the “furniture city” it is a historic furniture manufacturing center and home to world’s leading furniture manufacturing companies. Interstate highway 96 runs along the northern part of the city and Interstate 196 runs east to west. All other road networks are laid out elaborately with specific numbering and color coding which makes it extremely easy to identify. Airport locations and rail routes are also indicated with clarity.
Inset of Flint
Flint is Nicknamed “Vehicle city” as it was a major manufacturing center of carriages and later automobiles. It is the seventh largest city of Michigan and the seat of Genesee County. Located on the banks of Flint River, it is also a part of the Flint/Tri City region of Michigan. General Motors was also founded in Flint in 1908. It also houses one part of the University of Michigan. Landmarks on the inset include Atwood Stadium, Paterson Building, Kettering University and ancient Ojibwe Burial Grounds.. The city is served with numerous railroads and interstate highways. The Highway system can be easily placed on the frame with specific numbering and color coding. Airports locations, primary and secondary roads are marked along with utility centers and points of interest.
Ann Arbor is the seat of Washtenaw County and principal city of Ann Arbor Metropolitan Statistical Area. It is located on the Huron River and is home to the University of Michigan. Health utilities, notable buildings, museums, parks and recreational areas can be placed on the inset with ease. The streets are laid out in grid pattern and the city is belted three freeways which are Interstate 94, US highway 23 and State highway 14.
Inset of Saginaw
Saginaw is located in mid-Michigan and is the seat of Saginaw County. It lies on the Saginaw river on the Saginaw bay. The city consists of diverse neighborhoods but its cultural hub can be found in the downtown area. The Castle Museum, art centers, gardens, notable architecture and parks are indicated clearly on the inset. Universities, utility centers, health care centers and important administrative buildings can also be placed with ease. The city is served by Interstate 75. The highway network is specifically numbered and can be identified at a glance. Airport locations and rail routes are also drawn out for reference.
Battle Creek lies at the confluence of Kalamazoo and Battle Creek rivers. Battle Creek was named after an encounter which happened in this area in 1824 between the Federal Government and Potawatomi Indians. It lies in Calhoun county and is the principal city in Battle Creek, Michigan Metropolitan and Statistical Area. It is also the third largest city in terms of area in the state. Points of interest included in the inset are Battle Creek Sanitarium, zoo, parks, recreational areas and historical sites. The city is served by Interstate 94, 194, State Highway 37,66,89 and 96. Road network can be identified at a glance with clear numbering. Accurate Airport locations and rail routes are also marked notable on the frame for quick reference.
The map is also furnished with a city town index, County index and a driving distance chart which helps locate all primary and secondary towns on the map.
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|Size||24 x 24 in|
|Publisher Name||Globe Turner|