U.S. STATE FACTS

Michigan Facts

The GM Renaissance Center in Detroit
The GM Renaissance Center in Detroit

Introduction - Michigan

Located in the Great Lakes region of the U.S., Michigan is a Midwestern state and one of thirteen states that borders Canada. It also borders the states of Ohio, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Indiana. The largest city, Detroit, is where most of America's most important industry, automobile manufacturing, is centered. What makes this state unique is the fact that it is the only state to be made up of two separate land masses, called the lower and upper peninsulas. When you read about all Michigan has to offer, you will see why visitors are drawn to the state each year. The list of facts below is kid-friendly; the information is easy reading for all ages.

Michigan State Quick Facts

Michigan State Interesting Facts

Michigan Historical Facts