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Central Michigan
Mid-Michigan
Lower Peninsula of Michigan
Country  United States
State  Michigan
The term Mid-Michigan is applied to the central part of the Lower Peninsula of Michigan.

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

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Airports

Major Highways

Major roads

Interstate highways
US highways
Michigan highways

Railways

Notable people

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

Lansing

Notes

External links

See also


Travel guide

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

From Wikitravel

Central Michigan is a region of Michigan.

Other destinations

Lake Isabella, a recently formed village, is located approximately 13 miles west of Mt. Pleasant in western Isabella county.

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