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Cheboygan County

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Cheboygan County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the population was 26,152. The county seat is Cheboygan. The county boundaries were set off in 1840 and county government organized in 1853.The name of the county shares the same origin as that of the Cheboygan River, although the precise meaning is no longer known. It may have come from an Ojibwe word zhaabonigan meaning "sewing needle". Alternatively, the origin may have been "Chabwegan," meaning "a place of ore". It has also been described as "a Native American word first applied to the river. See List of Michigan county name etymologies.GeographyAccording to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of, of which is land and (19%) is water. The county is considered to be part of Northern Michigan.Adjacent countiesMackinac County - northPresque Isle County - eastMontmorency County - southeastOtsego County - southCharlevoix County - southwestEmmet County - west
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