Benzie County, Michigan Basics:

Benzie County Michigan - Government Site

Population: 17,415
Area: 320 square miles
County seat: Beulah
Area code(s) in use: 231
Time zone: EST
High school graduate or higher: 90.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.1%
Median household income: $47,491
Persons in poverty: 13.0%
Home ownership rate: 84.6%
Mean travel time to work: 24.5 minutes

Adjacent counties:
Grand Traverse  Leelanau  Manistee  Wexford  

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Map of the Benzie County area

Our detail map of Benzie County shows the Benzie County, Michigan boundary lines and other interesting items.

Places in Benzie County, Michigan

  Airports     show all on map

Betsie River Airstrip, Frankfort Dow Memorial Field Airport, Lake Ann Airway Estates Airport, Thompsonville Airport

  Bays     show all on map

Hurdmans Bay, Outlet Bay, Platte Bay

  Beaches     show all on map

Beulah Beach, Crystal Beach, Elberta Beach, Onkeonwe Beach

  Bridges     show all on map

Black Bridge, Case Bridge, Haze Bridge, Lewis Bridge, Red Bridge, Woirol Bridge

  Buildings     show all on map

Almira Township Hall, Almira Township Library, Almira Township Volunteer Fire Department, Benzie Area Historical Museum, Benzie County Ambulance, Benzie County Emergency Medical Services House 1, Benzie County Emergency Medical Services House 2, Benzie County Government Center, Benzie County Sheriff's Office, Benzie Shores District Library, Benzonia City Hall, Benzonia Public Library, Benzonia Township Fire Department, Betsie Valley District Library, Beulah Police Department, Beulah Public Library, Colfax Township Hall, Elberta Volunteer Fire Department, Frankfort City Hall, Frankfort City Volunteer Fire Department, Frankfort Police Department, Homestead Township Fire Department, Homestead Township Hall, Honor Village Hall, Inland Township Hall, Joyfield Township Hall, Lake Township Hall, Lake Township Volunteer Fire Department, Michigan Department of Natural Resources Platte River Office, Platte Township Hall, Point Betsie Light, Thompsonville Village Hall, Thompsonville Volunteer Ambulance Service, Thompsonville Volunteer Fire Department, Weldon Township Hall

  Capes     show all on map

Bay Point, Bay Point, Birch Point, Inspiration Point, Platte River Point, Point Betsie, Railroad Point, Winetka Point

  Cemeteries     show all on map

Almira Cemetery, Benzonia Township Cemetery, Blaine Cemetery, Brundage Cemetery, Champion Hill Cemetery, Colfax Township Cemetery, Crystal Lake Cemetery, Gilmore Cemetery, Green Briar Cemetery, Holy Family Cemetery, Homestead Cemetery, Joyfield Cemetery, Lake Ann Cemetery, Lutheran Cemetery, Memorial Park, New Inland Cemetery, Old Inland Cemetery, Platte Cemetery, Thompsonville Cemetery, Township Cemetery, Weldon Cemetery

  Census     show all on map

Bendon Census Designated Place, Crystal Downs Country Club Census Designated Place, Crystal Mountain Census Designated Place, Hardwood Acres Census Designated Place, Maple Grove Census Designated Place, Nessen City Census Designated Place, Pilgrim Census Designated Place

  Churches     show all on map

Advent Lutheran Church, Almira Church, Beulahland Wesleyan Church, Blaine Church, Carter Church, Church of Christ, Church of Christ, Church of Christ, Congregational Summer Asssembly, Cornerstone Assembly of God Church, Crystal Lake Southern Baptist Church, Eden Church, Elberta United Methodist Church, Elm Grove Church, Faith Baptist Church, Faith Bible Church, First Congregational Church, First Congregational Church, First Congregational Church of Benzonia, Frankfort United Methodist Church, Gilmore Church, Grace Church, Herring Lake Church, Homestead Church, Honor Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses, Honor Congregational Church, Inland Church, Lake Ann United Methodist Church, Lighthouse Tabernacle, Our Savior Lutheran Church, Reorganized Church, Saint Andrews Presbyterian Church, Saint Ann Catholic Church, Saint Philips Episcopal Church, Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Trinity Lutheran Church, Trinity Lutheran Church, Union Chapel, Woodside Wesleyan Church

  Dams     show all on map

Crystal Lake Outlet Dam, Homestead Dam

  Forests     show all on map

Pere Marquette State Forest

  Harbors     show all on map

Frankfort Harbor

  Hospitals     show all on map

Benzie County Medical Care, Betsie Bay Medical Center, Crystal Lake Clinic, Crystal Lake Clinic, Frankfort Senior Care Home, Honor Family Medicine Clinic, Munson Medical Center, Paul Oliver Memorial Hospital

  Lakes     show all on map

Bass Lake, Bell Lake, Betsie Lake, Black Lake, Bronson Lake, Brooks Lake, Bryan Lake, Courson Lake, Crystal Lake, Deer Lake, Eliza Lake, Fuller Lake, Garey Lake, Grass Lake, Hartman Lake, Harvey Lake, Herendeene Lake, Holden Lake, Hooker Lake, Horseshoe Lake, Lake Ann, Lake Louise, Lake View, Lime Lake, Little Platte Lake, Long Lake, Loon Lake, Lost Lake, Lower Herring Lake, Lower Woodcock Lake, Marys Lake, Mud Lake, Mud Lake, Otter Lake, Peanut Lake, Pearl Lake, Pigeon Lake, Pikes Lake, Platte Lake, Ransom Lake, Round Lake, Rush Lake, Sanford Lake, Shavenaugh Lake, Shorter Lake, Stevens Lake, Sweet Lake, Tarnwood Lake, Turtle Lake, Twin Lake, Upper Herring Lake, Upper Twin Lake, Upper Woodcock Lake, Wiltz Lake

  Locales     show all on map

Allyn (historical), Baptist Camp, Bendon Station (historical), Betsie River Campsite, Beulah Boat Ramp, Beulah Station (historical), Camp Chenaniah, Carter Corners, Champion Hill Golf Course, Cherry Bowl Drive-In Theatre, Clarks Mill, Crystal Downs Country Club, Crystal Lake Country Club, Crystal Lake Golf Club, Crystal Lake Yacht Club, Crystal Mountain Betsie Valley Golf Course, Crystal Mountain Mountain Ridge Golf Course, Crystal Mountain Resort, Crystal Mountain Ski Area, Crystalaire Camp, Elberta Station (historical), Frankfort Gateway Arch, Frankfort Golf Club, Frankfort Station (historical), Grass Lake Campground, Homestead, Homestead Station (historical), Honor Station (historical), Inland Corners, Inspiration Point Scenic Lookout, Joyfield, Lake Ann Camp, Lake Ann Campground, Lake Ann Station (historical), Melva Station (historical), Mistwood Golf Course, Nessen City Station (historical), North Breakwater Lighthouse, Pinecroft Golf Course, Pinecroft Golf Plantation, Platte River Campground, Platte River State Fish Hatchery, Pratts Station (historical), Putney Corners, Stormer Station (historical), Sunnywoods Resort and Campground, Thompsonville Station (historical), Timberline Campground, Turtle Lake Campground, United States Coast Guard Station Frankfort, Vacation Trailer Park Campground, Wallin Station (historical), White Pine Campground

  Military     show all on map

Coast Guard Station Frankfort

  Parks     show all on map

Bellows Park, Benzie State Park (historical), Benzonia College Historical Marker, Benzonia Congregational Church Historical Marker, Benzonia Village Park, Betsie River State Game Refuge, Bruce Cotton Historical Marker, Car Ferries on Lake Michigan Historical Marker, Joyfield Cemetery Historical Marker, Marquette's Death Historical Marker, Memorial Park, Michigan Legacy Art Park, Mills Community House Historical Marker, Mineral Springs Park, Pacific Salmon Historical Marker, Pearl Lake Natural Area, Railroad Point Natural Area, Trapp Farm Nature Preserve, Veterans Park, Waterfront Park

  Populated Places     show all on map

Aral (historical), Averytown (historical), Bendon, Benzonia, Beulah, Chimney Corners Resort, Crystal Lake Mobile Home Park, Crystallia, Edgewater, Elberta, Frankfort, Frankfort Trailer Park, Honor, Lake Ann, Nessen City, Northstar Mobile Home Park, Oberlin (historical), Pilgrim, Platte River, Thompsonville, Wallin, Watervale, Weldon

  Post Offices     show all on map

Almira Post Office (historical), Aral Post Office (historical), Aral Post Office (historical), Bendon Post Office (historical), Benzonia Post Office, Beulah Post Office, Cedar Run Post Office (historical), Collison Post Office (historical), Edgewater Post Office (historical), Elberta Post Office, Frankfort Post Office, Gilmore Post Office (historical), Grace Post Office (historical), Homestead Post Office (historical), Honor Post Office, Inland Post Office (historical), Joyfield Post Office (historical), Lake Ann Post Office, Melva Post Office (historical), Mowers Post Office (historical), Nessen City Post Office (historical), Osborn Post Office (historical), Oviatt Post Office (historical), Pilgrim Post Office (historical), Platte Post Office (historical), Pratts Post Office (historical), Stormer Post Office (historical), Success Post Office (historical), Thompsonville Post Office, Turtle Lake Post Office (historical), Walkley Post Office (historical), Wallin Post Office (historical), Watervale Post Office (historical), Weldon Post Office (historical)

  Reservoirs     show all on map

Beulah-Benzonia Sewage Disposal Ponds, Honor Sewage Lagoons

  Schools     show all on map

Almira School, Benzie County Central High School, Benzonia Academy (historical), Betsie Valley Elementary School, Cooley School (historical), Crystal Lake Elementary School, Drake School, Frankfort-Elberta Area Junior/Senior High School, Frankfort-Elberta Elementary School, Franklin School, Fredrickson School, Grayson School, Griner School, Guest School, Herring Lake School, Holmes School, Joy School, Lake Ann Elementary School, Lake Ann Elementary School, Lincoln School (historical), Platte River School, Pleasant Grove School, Rust School, Wood School

  Springs     show all on map

Platte Springs

  Streams     show all on map

Betsie River, Brundage Creek, Burrows Creek, Carter Creek, Cold Creek, Collison Creek, Crystal Lake Outlet, Dair Creek, Grass Lake Creek, Herring Creek, Herring Lake Outlet, Kinney Creek, Little Betsie River, Nichols Road Creek, North Branch Herring Creek, North Branch Platte River, Otter Creek, Pickerel Creek, Platte River, Rice Creek, Round Lake Creek, South Branch Herring Creek, Stanley Creek, Thomas Road Creek

  Summits     show all on map

Buck Hills, Elberta Bluffs, North Hills, Tank Hill, Turtle Lake Hill, Varney Hill, Warner Hill

  Towers     show all on map

Honor Lookout Tower, WBNZ-FM (Frankfort)

  Trails     show all on map

Abendroth's Ski Trail, Betsie Valley Trail, Buck Ski Trail, Canyon Ski Trail, Cheers Ski Trail, Cut Off Ski Trail, Emmy Ski Trail, Giggles Ski Trail, Glacier Valley Glade Area Ski Trail, Gorge Ski Trail, Hoot Owl Ski Trail, Huggy Bear Hollow Ski Trail, Interlochen Arts Avenue Ski Trail, Little Vincent Ski Trail, Loki Ski Trail, Lower Gorge Ski Trail, Main Street Ski Trail, Nason's Ski Trail, Nastar Course Ski Trail, Nose Dive Ski Trail, Shelburg's Chute Ski Trail, Short Cut Ski Trail, Super Park Ski Trail, Teddy's Turn Ski Trail, Thor Chute Ski Trail, Wipeout Ski Trail,

Benzie County, Michigan Population By Race (2012 estimate)

WhiteBenzie County White population 16,77116,770  
American IndianBenzie County American Indian population 261261
MixedBenzie County Mixed population 226226
BlackBenzie County Black population 104104
AsianBenzie County Asian population 5252
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderBenzie County Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 00

Additional population tables :
State population table
Michigan population by county