This Is The Most Isolated City In Michigan
Sometimes being away from people is a wish come true after a long day, work week, or maybe just for the good old getaway.
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But what is the most isolated Michigan city? It's not remote like Alaska but has a very small amount of people living within its community.
Michigan's Largest Town
We can't talk about the most isolated place in Michigan, without touching first on one of Michigan's most bustling places.
To no shock, Detroit Michigan is the largest and most bustling Michigan city, soon followed by Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor, and Lansing.
What Is Michigan's Most Isolated Town?
To be honest, I would've thought the fast wilderness, woods, and trails of Michigan's Northern Penninsula, however, that wasn't the case. In fact, you will want to look towards the middle of the state and towards the thumb.
Omer is located on the eastern side of the state and is a perfect stop on the way to Tawas City.
The City of Omer, Michigan holds the title of the most isolated town here in Michigan. There are only around 284 residents according to the 2010 U.S. Census.
The city of Omer was first settled back in 1866, and then incorporated into Michigan later on in 1903.
How Michigan's Most Isolated Town Almost Wasn't
We are lucky to still consider the already small town part of Michigan. In 1912, a fire ripped through the community, nearly destroying everything in its path, including 40 buildings in the small town.
The City was almost founded by the name Homer, but that is another Michigan town for another story.