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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.

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DO TO MIOSHA AND MDHHS DIRECTIVES,

         BASED ON COVID 19 CRITERIA

By Board of Commissioners action,  the Alcona County Building will continue to be closed until Friday,  January 8, 2021.

As is currently in place,  you may call,  or email any department. There are mail boxes available in the outer lobby you may use as a drop box.  Those boxes are checked not less than once each day.    You may also call to make an appointment if the business you have with a department can not be completed via any other method.   

Entry into the building will require a screening process which includes a non touch temperature process and require a face mask or other covering of the mouth and nose.

Alcona County continues to try to keep both citizens and staff safe.

Please be safe,  utilizing masks and safe distancing.

 

 

 

 

 

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.

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 …