County: Ontonagon (66)
Created from: Chippewa and Mackinac counties. Later split with Gogebic County.
Set off: 1843, organized in 1848.
Population: 1900 = 6,197 | 2000 = 5,816
County seat: Vullage of Ontonagon.
Named after the Ontonagon River, a loose derivitive from Ojibwe lnguage word noojtoon zibl, meaning "hunting river".[Wiki]