Clare County Cities

 

Clare
Dover -
now a hamlet, but was the first village, sawmill, several stores, a post-office and a school established soon after the Civil War.
Harrison
Farwell -
was the first county seat, from l871 to l877, when a suspected arsonist burned the courthouse.  In 1879 the Board of Supervisors voted to move the county seat to Harrison.  
Lake
Lake Station
Lake George

Also:
Chaffee's Corners
Greens
Pages
Robinsons,
Summit
Arnold
Frost
Mark
Riske's Siding
Wheatly
McKay
Mannsiding
Cairns
Moore's Siding
Hackley
Henderson
Clintonville

Clare County Ghost Towns

Clare County Ghost Towns from Michigan Ghost Towns, Volume I, by Roy L. Dodge, Glendon Publishing, Sterling Heights, 1970.  Email me, Joan Brausch, if you want any more info on the following Clare County Ghost Towns!
 

ALWARD
AUSTA
BROWN'S CORNERS
CLARENCE
COLONVILLE
CROOKED LAKE
DODGE
GRANDON
HATTON
LONG LAKE
LEOTA
MEREDITH
MOSTETTLER
PENNOCK
PRESTEL
REMICK
TEMPLE -
 now called Campbell City although some of Temple is still called by its original name.
TONKIN
UPTON
WINTERFIELD

 

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