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Saint Ignace

Saint Ignace, usually written as St. Ignace, is a city at the southern tip of the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. state of Michigan, bordering the Straits of Mackinac. The population was 2,452 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Mackinac County. For travelers coming from the Lower Peninsula, St. Ignace is the gateway to the northern part of the state.St. Ignace Township is located just to the north of the city, but is politically independent.Located in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, St. Ignace is at the northern end of the Mackinac Bridge and Mackinaw City is the southern end. The bridge connects the Lower and the Upper peninsulas of Michigan.HistorySt. Ignace is the second-oldest city founded by Europeans in Michigan. Before French contact, Native Americans had inhabited the area for thousands of years. Historic peoples here were predominately the Iroquoian-speaking Wendat, whom the French called the Huron. By the 18th century, the Anishinaabe Ojibwe, who spoke one of the Algonquian languages, became prominent in the region. Another related Anishinaabe people were the Ottawa.
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