Careers, Jobs and Education Resources for: Ontonagon County, Michigan

Ontonagon County is a county of the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the population was 7,818. The county seat is Ontonagon . The county was set off in 1843, and organized in 1848. It had been part of Chippewa and Mackinac counties; and it was thereafter split to create Gogebic County‎. See List of Michigan counties. The name is said to be derived from a Native American word "Nondon-organ" meaning "hunting river" and which appeared as named for a river called "Nantounagon" on a 1670 French map. Alternatively, it is said to be derived from the Ojibwa "onagon" which means "dish" or "bowl." See List of Michigan county name etymologies. Perhaps, the name Ontonagon means both hunting and bowl. There is a local story that says a young maiden put a dish or bowl into the Ontonagan... (from wikipedia)

General Information
Michigan State$38,811 Average House Value (as of 2000)
7,723 Population (as of 2000)$29,770 Average House Income (as of 2000)
5,144 Population (current)888.2 Square Miles of Land
2.0 Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)1.9 Square Miles of Water

Business Information
232 Number of Businesses (as of 2003)$10,854,000 Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)
1,850 Number of Employees (as of 2003)$45,468,000 Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)

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