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Pentwater

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Pentwater is a village in Oceana County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 857 at the 2010 census. The village is located within Pentwater Township. Pentwater is home to Mears State Park. The name Pentwater comes from Pent or Penned up waters. The entrance to the channel is notoriously shallow and for many years dictated the size of vessels that the village was able to accommodate.GeographyAccording to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.62sqmi, of which, 1.28sqmi of it is land and 0.34sqmi is water.Transportation passes east of the villages and runs south toward Muskegon and north toward Ludington. is a business loop through downtown Pentwater. is a County-Designated Highway running southerly from Pentwater, closer to (but generally not within sight of) Lake Michigan.Demographics2010 censusAs of the census of 2010, there were 857 people, 450 households, and 269 families residing in the village. The population density was 669.5PD/sqmi. There were 997 housing units at an average density of 778.9/sqmi. The racial makeup of the village was 97.3% White, 0.1% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.9% from other races, and 1.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.5% of the population.
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