Mackinac County, Michigan

Mackinac County: County in Michigan, United States


Mackinac County is a county located in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the population was 11,113 and a population density of 2 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 10,839 inhabitants. Its county seat is St. Ignace. The county was created 205 years ago in 1818.

Mackinac County locator map
Location of Mackinac County on Michigan map.

Quick Facts about Mackinac County

Population : 10,839 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Michigan (United States)
Area : 5440 km2
Water as percent of area : 51%
Land as percent of area : 49%
Named for : Straits of Mackinac
Altitude : 761 feet / 232 meters
Capital : St. Ignace
Establishment : October 10, 1818
Time Zone : America/Detroit
Local time : 18:58:13 (17th July 2024)
Density : 2 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.53% (2010-2020)
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Governor%27s Mansion 'MI' - panoramio
Governor%27s Mansion 'MI' - panoramio image


Mackinac County is located at 45°52'19"N 84°45'44"W (45.8718400, -84.7622700). It has 6 neighbors: Charlevoix County, Cheboygan County, Chippewa County, Emmet County, Luce County and Schoolcraft County.

Mackinac County map

The largest city of Mackinac County is Saint Ignace with a population of 903. Other cities include and Mackinac Island population 478. See all Mackinac County cities & populated places.

Mackinac County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Mackinac County.

City Name Population Title
Pickford 1,553 Township of Michigan
Curtis 1,193 Unincorporated community in Portage Township, Mackinac County, Michigan, USA
Moran 981 Township in Mackinac County, Michigan
Saint Ignace 903 City in Michigan, USA
Brevort 571 Township in Mackinac County, Michigan
Mackinac Island 478 City located on Mackinac Island in Michigan
Cedarville 242 Township in Mackinac County, Michigan

Mackinac County has 6 neighbours.

  • St. Ignace


According to census records, the population of Mackinac County decreased by 2.53% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 11,113 - census
2011 11,017 -0.87% estimation process
2012 11,071 0.49% estimation process
2013 11,007 -0.58% estimation process
2014 10,997 -0.09% estimation process
2015 10,821 -1.63% estimation process
2016 10,724 -0.9% estimation process
2017 10,768 0.41% estimation process
2018 10,781 0.12% estimation process
2019 10,799 0.17% estimation process
2020 10,839 0.37% estimation process

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People born in Mackinac County (1)

educator and Catholic leader from the USA Mary Cecilia Bailly was born in Mackinac County

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