Mackinaw City is a village in Emmet County in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 859. The population greatly increases during the tourist season with seasonal workers for the large number of hotels and other recreational facilities along the Straits of Mackinac. Mackinaw City is the southern end of the Mackinac Bridge, which allows travel to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Mackinaw City, along with St. Ignace across the straits, is a base for ferries to Mackinac Island.
The village is mostly within Wawatam Township, though a small portion lies within Mackinaw Township. Interstate 75 is one major highway serving the area. U.S. Highway 23 has its northern terminus in the village and U.S. Highway 31 ends in a junction with I-75 just four miles to the south.
Web Sites and Links
Greater Mackinaw Area Chamber of CommerceProvides information and links to area businesses, churches social organizations and public services. Also offers tourist information including lodging, transportation, entertainment, and bridge conditions.