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Pelkie is an unincorporated community in Baraga County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The community is on the Sturgeon River in the northeast part of Baraga Township at 46°48′48″N 88°38′11″W / 46.81333, -88.63639. Pelkie was settled by French Canadian woodsmen in about 1885, and was first known as "King's Landing" and was renamed Pelkie after an early settler. Finns who settled there initially called the place Kyrö, after the place they came from in Finland. The name became Kuro after a railroad was built through the area. The precise name of the early settler is unknown. Because many Finns settled in the area, the Finnish name Pelkinen has been suggested as the original. However, the name may also have been derived from a former French-Canadian settler. It was a station on the Michig... (from wikipedia)

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Houghton County1,286 Population (as of 2000)
Michigan State1,221 Population (current)
108.7 Square Miles of Land2.0 Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)
0.0 Square Miles of Water$65,000 Average House Value (as of 2000)
$34,375 Average House Income (as of 2000)

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21 Number of Businesses (as of 2003)$388,000 Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)
70 Number of Employees (as of 2003)$1,866,000 Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)

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