City, Town and Village Names:

Most of the communities listed here came about because of the lumbering industry in Missaukee County. All those listed were either a railroad stop or a post office at some time. Click on the highlighted town, city, village or ghost town and learn about it's history.
  • Ardis - small lumbering settlement
  • Ardis Junction
  • Arlene - in the center of Caldwell Township, active P.O. from 1903-1929
  • Banner - southeast of lake City
  • Butterfield
  • Caldwell - originally called Quilna
  • Clam Union
  • Cranmer
  • Cutcheon - active P.O. from 1884-1927
  • Dinca - small lumbering settlement in Aetna Township
  • Dolph - P.O. from 1906-1926 in Holland Township
  • Edson Corners
  • Falmouth - also called Pen Hook or Pinhook
  • Forward
  • Frey
  • Galt - located in Riverside Township, P.O. 1879-1908
  • Gerrish - Lake Township
  • Haymarsh (or Haymarch) - a post office from 1904 through 1921, northeast of Lake City
  • Hoop
  • Jennings - Lake Township, founded in 1882, P.O. 1883-1956, originally called Mitchell
  • Koopman
  • Lake City, original called Reeder, platted & incorporated as a village in 1889, a city in 1932
  • Liberty Corners
  • Lucas - Richland Township, P.O. 1883-1957, four miles northwest of McBain
  • McBain - also called Owens, renamed McBain in 1889, became a village in 1893, a city in 1907
  • McGee - Reeder Township
  • Merritt - founded in 1908
  • Missaukee - West Branch Township, P.O. 1901-1921, 8 miles north of Lake City
  • Missaukee Park - located on the south side of Missaukee Lake
  • Moddersville - Holland Township, P.O. 1890-1934; small Dutch community
  • Moorestown - also called Perry's Camp, P.O. 1882-1957
  • Morey - Pioneer Township, approximately 6 miles north of Lake City
  • Mynnings - small lumbering community in Aetna Township, P.O. 1900-1907
  • Nixon - post office in 1877
  • Norwich - village in Pioneer Township
  • Owens - name changed to McBain
  • Pioneer - Pioneer Township, P.O. from 1876-1914, on M-66, 12 miles northeast of Lake City
  • Prosper - Clam Union Township, P.O. from 1901-1914
  • Riverside
  • Putnam - name changed to Star City
  • Reeder - post office in 1872, 12 miles northwest of Falmouth on Muskrat Lake
  • Reedsburg - railroad station
  • Riverside
  • Round Lake - postal name for Jennings
  • Round Lake Junction - railroad station
  • Roy - also called Star City
  • Sandstown - one mile south of Lake City
  • Star City - West Branch Township, various called Roy, Putnam and Star City, P.O. 1890 to 1924
  • Stittsville - Norwich Township, initially called Norwich, renamed Stittsville in 1879
  • Stratford
  • Stoney Corners - Richland Township
  • Turnersville
  • Veneer
  • Veneer Junction
  • Vogel Center - known as Vogel Centre from 1878 to 1893, Vogel Center from 1878 to 1893;
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  • Wagner - Section 14, Reeder Township
  • Wardville

  • If you have any stories to tell or history to relate of any of these cities, towns and villages please contact me. If there are any additions, or corrections I would appreciate hearing about it.

     

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