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Alcona County is located in the Northeastern Lower Peninsula, in the heart of the “Sunrise Side”. Enterprises include: timber production, farming, recreation and tourism.

Alcona has 695 square miles, including 36 miles of Lake Huron coastline. While 70% of our land is forested, 1/3 includes Huron-Manistee National Forest land.

Alcona has about 60 lakes and 3 major rivers, which includes Hubbard Lake, one of Michigan’s top ten largest inland lakes. The AuSable River, a DNR blue ribbon trout stream, flows through the southwest corner of the county. Other notable bodies of water include: Alcona Dam Pond, Cedar Lake and Jewell Lake.

Alcona visitors enjoy our Quilt Trail, historical sites, and local shops. Lodging accommodations include over 825 campsites, as well as numerous Bed & Breakfasts’. Sport/recreation enthusiasts enjoy a multitude of activities throughout each season.

Alcona County appears first on the list of the 83 counties in Michigan.

 

Important Notices and Information 

 

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Job Postings

Alcona County Board of Commissioners

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Business Relief Grants

Working through the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), Target Alpena will be processing applications for grants on their behalf for the following five counties – Alcona, Alpena, Cheboygan, Iosco, and Presque Isle. Please go to https://alpenachamber.com/medc-grant-information for more information on criteria and the application process. Applications and materials must be turned in by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 3, 2020 to be considered. Please contact Alpena Area Chamber of Commerce with questions 989.354.4181.”

The Alcona EDC board in conjunction with the Target Alpena EDC board has submitted an application for grant funding from the Michigan Small Business Relief program.  The grant has the potential of providing some relief to those businesses that are struggling financially because of the current government response for public safety concerning Covid-19.  More information on program specifics will be posted in the near future once the program details are developed.  All of the parties involved in this program are committed to quickly responding to the needs of small businesses.

ACCOA Information

 

Stay in Place Information

No more Congregate Meal Drive-Thru.

All meals will be HDM (Home Delivered Meals)

Home Delivered Meals Wellness Checks

We are instituting a new Wellness Check program that will coincide with our delivery program. Since we are so rural and isolated, We are creating a color card chart for our participants. These cards will be placed on the window or on the door during the delivery times. Monday and Thursday's for our drivers to see.

Green Card = All is fine within the home

Yellow Card = The participant is low on Groceries and needs additional meals.

Red Card = The Participant is in need of medical or other emergency assistance.

Pop up Pantry

Thursday, March 26th from 4 pm until the food is gone.

April 1st, 4 pm until the food is gone

All Alcona Library Branches are currently closed

We regret to announce the closing of the classroom at the EMS Building, 2600 E. M-72 Harrisville, MI to all outside organizations until April 06, 2020.

We do realize the impact that this may have on each of the groups/organizations that already have scheduled events at our building.

Alcona County thanks you for your understanding during the Coronavirus-19 pandemic.

Scott Rice
EMS Director / Emergency Management Coordinator

911 Central Dispatch

 Welcome to   Alcona County is located in the Northeastern Lower Peninsula, in the heart of the “Sunrise Side”. Enterprises include: timber production, farming, recreation and tourism. Alcona has 695 square miles, including 36 miles of Lake Huron coastline. While 70% of our land is forested, 1/3 includes Huron-Manistee National Forest land. Alcona has about …

Building Department

 Welcome to   Alcona County is located in the Northeastern Lower Peninsula, in the heart of the “Sunrise Side”. Enterprises include: timber production, farming, recreation and tourism. Alcona has 695 square miles, including 36 miles of Lake Huron coastline. While 70% of our land is forested, 1/3 includes Huron-Manistee National Forest land. Alcona has about …

County Clerk

 Welcome to   Alcona County is located in the Northeastern Lower Peninsula, in the heart of the “Sunrise Side”. Enterprises include: timber production, farming, recreation and tourism. Alcona has 695 square miles, including 36 miles of Lake Huron coastline. While 70% of our land is forested, 1/3 includes Huron-Manistee National Forest land. Alcona has about …

County Commissioners

 Welcome to   Alcona County is located in the Northeastern Lower Peninsula, in the heart of the “Sunrise Side”. Enterprises include: timber production, farming, recreation and tourism. Alcona has 695 square miles, including 36 miles of Lake Huron coastline. While 70% of our land is forested, 1/3 includes Huron-Manistee National Forest land. Alcona has about …

County Treasurer

 Welcome to   Alcona County is located in the Northeastern Lower Peninsula, in the heart of the “Sunrise Side”. Enterprises include: timber production, farming, recreation and tourism. Alcona has 695 square miles, including 36 miles of Lake Huron coastline. While 70% of our land is forested, 1/3 includes Huron-Manistee National Forest land. Alcona has about …

Equalization Department

 Welcome to   Alcona County is located in the Northeastern Lower Peninsula, in the heart of the “Sunrise Side”. Enterprises include: timber production, farming, recreation and tourism. Alcona has 695 square miles, including 36 miles of Lake Huron coastline. While 70% of our land is forested, 1/3 includes Huron-Manistee National Forest land. Alcona has about …

Grounds and Maintenance

 Welcome to   Alcona County is located in the Northeastern Lower Peninsula, in the heart of the “Sunrise Side”. Enterprises include: timber production, farming, recreation and tourism. Alcona has 695 square miles, including 36 miles of Lake Huron coastline. While 70% of our land is forested, 1/3 includes Huron-Manistee National Forest land. Alcona has about …

Prosecuting Attorney

 Welcome to   Alcona County is located in the Northeastern Lower Peninsula, in the heart of the “Sunrise Side”. Enterprises include: timber production, farming, recreation and tourism. Alcona has 695 square miles, including 36 miles of Lake Huron coastline. While 70% of our land is forested, 1/3 includes Huron-Manistee National Forest land. Alcona has about …

Register of Deeds

 Welcome to   Alcona County is located in the Northeastern Lower Peninsula, in the heart of the “Sunrise Side”. Enterprises include: timber production, farming, recreation and tourism. Alcona has 695 square miles, including 36 miles of Lake Huron coastline. While 70% of our land is forested, 1/3 includes Huron-Manistee National Forest land. Alcona has about …

Veterans Affairs

 Welcome to   Alcona County is located in the Northeastern Lower Peninsula, in the heart of the “Sunrise Side”. Enterprises include: timber production, farming, recreation and tourism. Alcona has 695 square miles, including 36 miles of Lake Huron coastline. While 70% of our land is forested, 1/3 includes Huron-Manistee National Forest land. Alcona has about …