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Welcome to Mackinac County…

Mackinac County is located in the Eastern Upper Peninsula and serves as the gateway to the Upper Peninsula as you drive north on the Mackinac Bridge.  Mackinac County is a great place to live and visit.

Mackinac County is a destination point for tourists interested in culture, history and exploring the outdoors. It is home to Mackinac Island, Bois Blanc Island and the 36 island archipelago known as the Les Cheneaux Islands. We are also home to the Mackinac Bridge, the Grand Hotel, the Kewadin Shores Casino, Naubinway Antique Snowmobile Center and the St. Ignace Boardwalk with its many parks and anchored by the St. Ignace Marina.

The website is designed to provide residents and tourists with user friendly information and access to services, programs and activities in the county.  You will find information on county departments including the courts, veterans services, and law enforcement.  You will also find information on recreation, county news and so much more.

We invite you to explore Mackinac County through our website and in person.

Current News 


The Mackinac County Board of Commissioners will hold a Public Hearing on the proposed FY2016 budget on Thursday, December 22, 2015 at 4:30 p.m.

The hearing will take place at the Annex Building, Board Meeting Room, 100 S. Marley Street, St. Ignace, MI  49781.

The proposed budget is on file at the Clerk’s Office for review.

The property tax millage vote proposed to be levied to support the proposed budget will be subject of this hearing.

Mary Kay Tamlyn, Mackinac County Clerk, 906-643-7300
Link to order information.

GIS MAPPING is now available. Link to GIS page.

A VFW Accredited Representative is now available to counsel and prepare VA claims for all veterans, dependents and surviving spouses at the Mackinac County Veterans Office. Click for more information.

ONLINE PAYMENT FOR DELINQUENT PROPERTY TAX is now available. Link to online payment center.

Link to guide