Gogebic County, Michigan

Gogebic County: County in Michigan, United States


Gogebic County is a county located in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the population was 16,427 and a population density of 4 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 13,842 inhabitants. Its county seat is Bessemer. The county was created 135 years ago in 1886.

Quick Facts about Gogebic County

Population : 13,842 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Michigan (United States)
Area : 3824 km2
Water as percent of area : 25%
Land as percent of area : 75%
Altitude : 1,572 feet / 479 meters
Capital : Bessemer
Establishment : January 01, 1887
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 09:09:19 (17th August 2022)
Density : 4 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -18.68% (2010-2020)
Gogebic County locator map
Location of Gogebic County on Michigan map.
Gogebic County Courthouse image
Gogebic County Courthouse
Gogebic County Courthouse image


Gogebic County is located at 46°29'44"N 89°47'44"W (46.4955200, -89.7955500). It has 5 neighbors: Iron County, Ontonagon County, Ashland County, Iron County and Vilas County.

Gogebic County map

The largest city of Gogebic County is Plymouth with a population of 9,139. Other cities include, Ironwood population 4,814, Yale population 1,861, Wellington population 298 and Wakefield population 291. See all Gogebic County cities & populated places.

Gogebic County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Gogebic County.

City Name Population Title
Plymouth 9,139 City in Wayne County, in the U.
Ironwood 4,814 City in Michigan, United States
Yale 1,861 City in St.
Watersmeet 1,353 Township in Gogebic County, Michigan
Bessemer 1,075 Township in Gogebic County, Michigan
Marenisco 525 Township in Gogebic County, Michigan
Wellington 298 Human settlement in Gogebic County, Michigan, United States of America
Wakefield 291 City in Gogebic County, Michigan

Gogebic County has 5 neighbours.

  • Bessemer


According to census records, the population of Gogebic County decreased by 18.68% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 16,427 - census
2011 16,114 -1.94% estimation process
2012 16,041 -0.46% estimation process
2013 15,908 -0.84% estimation process
2014 15,757 -0.96% estimation process
2015 15,536 -1.42% estimation process
2016 15,340 -1.28% estimation process
2017 15,340 0% estimation process
2018 15,116 -1.48% estimation process
2019 13,975 -8.16% estimation process
2020 13,842 -0.96% estimation process

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