Baraga County

It is our duty to inform and update the citizens of Baraga County with all that happens in our community. Through this site we will address the important happenings, events and services that are important to all those who live in our county.

Baraga County was named after Bishop Frederic Baraga, consecrated as the Upper Peninsula’s first Bishop on November 1, 1853. In 1875, the state legislature officially approved the county’s formation. The county consists of 904.16 square miles (578,664 acres) of land area and 164.40 square miles (105,217 acres) of water area. Population totaled 8,746 at the time of the 2000 Census.


Dog Licenses

Dates for licenses

January 1st – March 31st Fees:
Unsexed (spayed or neutered)=$7.00

April 1st – December 31st Fees:
Unsexed (spayed or neutered)=$14.00

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Recreation Plan

Baraga County has completed its five-year recreation plan – View/Download Baraga County Recreation Plan 2018 (Warning: This PDF file is 22MB)

Online Tax Info

Begin by choosing Baraga County from the given list, create an account, then select from the available tax categories.

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County Government

2 S. Main Street
L’Anse, MI 49946


Convention & Visitors Bureau

755 E. Broad Street
L’Anse, MI 49946


Chamber of Commerce

1 N. Main St.
L’Anse, MI 49946


Economic Development

1 N. Main St.
L’Anse, MI 49946

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