Get to Know the Interesting Facts About Lake Michigan
Eliza | 18 - 01 - 2022
Updated: January 18, 2022 11:00 pm IST
Michigan, popularly known as Great State Lakes, is the 26th lake in the United States. Michigan is the only state to split into two large land segments. The wolverine state is not only famous for fishing but also for various other things. Here we’ve clubbed interesting facts about Michigan state. Play our quiz and get to know interesting facts about lake Michigan, facts about Michigan state university and much more. So why wait? Play our quiz now and plan your trip to Michigan.
Which City in Michigan Is Known as the Car Capital of the World?
1. Name the Floating Post Office in Michigan.
J.W Westcott II is known for delivering mail to ships. It was established in 1874 and runs over 600 trips per year. J.W. Westcott is the only boat with its zip line code.
2. Which City in Michigan Is Known as the Car Capital of the World?
Detroit is known as the car capital of the automobile capital of the world. It is called so because three big manufacturers, General Motors, Ford, and Stellantis North America are all headquartered in Metro Detroit.
3. World’s Largest Limestone Quarry Is Located in _____.
Michigan Limestone and Chemical Company is the world’s largest limestone quarry located in Rogers City, Michigan. The quarry was founded in 1910, and the production started in 1912.
4. Which Is the Biggest City in Michigan?
Detroit is the biggest city in Michigan in terms of population, land area, and population. The population is above 6.50 lakhs, and it covers an area of 7,990 square miles (253,800 km2).
5. How Many Counties Are There in Michigan?
There are 83 counties in Michigan. Their boundaries have not changed substantially since 1897.
6. When Did Michigan Become a State?
Michigan Territory was formed in 1805, but it became a state on 26 January 1837. It is the 26th state to join the Union.
7. What Is the Only State With Two Peninsulas?
Michigan is the only state to have two peninsulas. The upper peninsula is bounded by Wisconsin and the lower peninsula is bounded by Indiana and Ohio.
8. What Is the Meaning of the Word Michigan?
The word Michigan means ‘large lake.’ It is derived from a gallicized variant of ‘misigami’ meaning ‘large water’ or ‘large lake.’
9. What State Has the Longest Freshwater Coastline in the World?
Michigan has the longest freshwater coastline in the world. The Michigan shoreline is 3,288 miles long.
10. Where Is Singing Sand in Michigan?
Singing sand is found on the shore of Lake superior. It is called singing sand because the sand particles make a music or whistling sound as you walk on them.
11. Where Was Kellogg's Founded?
The most popular cereal producer “Kellogg's” is located in Battle Creek, Michigan. This is one of the reasons why Michigan is called the ‘Cereal Bowl of America.”
12. How Many Lakes Border the State of Michigan?
Michigan is the only state that touches four lakes. The four great lakes are Superior, Huron, Erie and Michigan.
13. How Much of Michigan Is Covered With Forests?
52%. About half of Michigan is covered with forests. Nearly 20 million acres of forest cover Michigan with at least 14 billion trees.
14. Can You Sell a Car on Sunday in Michigan?
Yes, It is illegal to buy/sell/exchange a car on Sunday in Michigan. It is banned because of some religious reasons.
15. When Can I See Kirtland's Warbler?
The rarest warbler in the world, Kirland, can only be found in Michigan. It is said to breed only in the jack pine forest in Michigan.