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Area Description

Delta County is located along the Bays de Noc, with 211 miles of Freshwater shoreline. With a population of approx. 30,000, Delta County includes cities Escanaba, Gladstone, Rapid River, Bark River, Nahma, and Garden. Escanaba's amenities include shopping, dining, and community programs.

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   Centrally located in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan on the Northern tip of Lake Michigan, Delta County is the perfect home base for exploring the natural wonders of the Upper Peninsula. Within a 90 minute drive, you can reach Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Fayette Historic State Park, the Iron Mountain Iron Mine, the worlds largest freshwater spring Kitch-iti-kipi, miles of trails, countless waterfalls, thousands of acres of national forest land and so much more!

Visit Sand Point and Peninsula Point Lighthouses, local wineries and breweries,or enjoy 211 miles of freshwater shoreline, because Delta County is a excellent place to relax on a beautiful sandy beach.

If you are the outdoors type, enjoy golfing, snowmobiling, skiing/snowshoeing, scuba diving, hunting or even shipwreck hunting!


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Delta County Historical Museum portray many areas of our history, including: logging, shipping, the railroad industry, military, history, Native American culture, surveying, sports, history, fishing, local business history, and much more!

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Escanaba is equipped with catholic hospital OSF St. Francis, doctors offices for UP Health Systems, as well as a multitude of other local doctors, dentists, chiropractors, etc.

Climate

Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall

 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 Jan  6.0  16.0  26.0  1.1 "
 Feb  7.0  18.0  29.0  1.0 "
 Mar  16.0  26.0  36.0  1.8 "
 Apr  29.0  38.5  48.0  2.2 "
 May  40.0  50.0  60.0  2.9 "
 Jun  50.0  60.0  70.0  3.0 "
 Jul  55.0  65.5  76.0  3.4 "
 Aug  55.0  65.0  75.0  3.4 "
 Sep  47.0  57.5  68.0  3.2 "
 Oct  36.0  45.5  55.0  3.0 "
 Nov  25.0  33.5  42.0  2.5 "
 Dec  13.0  22.0  31.0  1.4 "


Spring temperatures are cold with averages in the upper 30's and highs in the upper 40's. Nights are cold with lows in the upper 20's. Summer temperatures are cool with averages in the low 60's and highs in the low 70's. Nights are cool with lows in the low 50's. Fall temperatures are cold with averages in the mid 40's and highs in the mid 50's. Nights are cold with lows in the mid 30's. Winter temperatures are cold with averages in the upper 10's and highs in the upper 20's. Nights are cold with lows in the upper 0's.

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Cost of Living for Delta County, MI

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Senior Assistance in Delta County, MI

Delta County, Michigan offers the following assistance for seniors:



Job or Volunteer Opportunities

Retired Senior Volunteer Program. www.upcap.org

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