Central Michigan


Central Michigan
Central Michigan
Mid-Michigan
Lower Peninsula of Michigan
Country United States
State Michigan
The Central Michigan area makes up the greater Mid-Michigan region. (Highlighted in orange)

Central Michigan, often called Mid Michigan, is a region in the Lower Peninsula of the U.S. state of Michigan. Southern Michigan can be considered as a subregion of Central Michigan. As its name implies, it is the central area of the Lower Peninsula. Lower Michigan is said to resemble a mitten, and Central Michigan corresponds roughly to the palm. The region consists mainly of farmland and some cities of moderate size.

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Economy

Central Michigan's economy is primarily agricultural, and some automobile manufacturing. Major crops include corn, sugar beets, and soy beans. Until 2004, Mid-Michigan (specifically Lansing) was also known for being the location of the main Oldsmobile plant for General Motors.

Geography

Central Michigan can include just the "Central Michigan" region on this map or also "Southern Michigan"

Colleges and universities

Major educational institutions in Central Michigan:

Transportation

Airports

Major Highways

Railroads

Notable people

More comprehensive lists are available at individual cities, villages, etc.

Lansing

See also

References

External links


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