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Mackinaw is a village in Tazewell County, Illinois, United States, best known for its Mack-Ca-Fest Farm Days Festival. Mack-Ca-Fest takes place annually during the end of every June. Festival events include: the Little Miss Mack-Ca-Fest Pageant, a tractor pull, and cornhole tournament.Mackinaw's population was 1,950 at the 2010 census and is part of the Peoria, Illinois Metropolitan Statistical Area. Despite its small size, Mackinaw is home to a range of unique local businesses such as Area 52 Paintball, Mackinaw Valley Vineyard, and its first ever bar—Haynes on Main. Since 1933 Mackinaw had been an alcohol free town, but that changed in 2013 when residents voted to allow the sale of alcohol.HistoryMackinaw is a name derived from a Native American language meaning "turtle".GeographyMackinaw is located at .According to the 2010 census, Mackinaw has a total area of 1.38sqmi, of which 1.35sqmi is land and 0.03sqmi is water.DemographicsAs of the census of 2010, there were 1,950 people, 746 households, and 540 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,416.4 people per square mile and there were 799 housing units. The racial makeup of the village was 97.69% White, 0.72% African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.36% Asian, 0% Pacific Islander, 0.21% from other races, and 0.87% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race was1.69% of the population.
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