Newaygo County is located in the western part of the lower peninsula, traversed by M-37 and M-82. The county contains 847 square miles and is the 17th largest in the state. The county seat is White Cloud. Much of the county is covered by the Manistee National Forest. Less than one-quarter of the land is agricultural and most of that is devoted to livestock. Food processing and the manufacture of aluminum extruded products are important manufacturing activities. Hunting, fishing, boating, and other outdoor recreation activities are offered in abundance.
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Attractions and Events:
Manistee National Forest; Newaygo State Park, Newaygo County Snowmobile Trail (61 miles); National Baby Food Festival, (July); Newaygo County Fair, Fremont (August); State & International Championship Snowmobile Water Race, Bitely Newaygo Logging Fest (September); 234 lakes and 356 miles of rivers and streams; Muskegon River featuring fishing trout, chinook salmon), tubing, canoeing, and 3 electric power dams.
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