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QUICK FACTS about Luce County....

  • Newberry is the County Seat of Luce County
  • Luce County Michigan, in the Northeastern Upper Peninsula, contains about 903 square miles
  • Luce County has over 300,000 acres of public access land, 15,000 acres of inland lakes and 658 miles of rivers and streams
  • The shoreline along Lake Superior has a length of about 31 miles in Luce County
  • Largely undeveloped, forty percent of Luce County is owned by the State of Michigan as the Lake Superior State Forest 
  • Luce County consists of wilderness river country of which forty percent is classified as freshwater swampland. 
  • Population figures:  Luce County - 6,614 persons,         The Village of Newberry  - 1,547 persons (2008 estimate, Michigan.gov)
  • Average summer temperatures:  High - 76 degrees      Low - 53 degrees
  • Average winter temperatures:  High - 23 degrees      Low - 8 degrees
  • Average rainfall: 28 inches,  Average snowfall:  108 inches
  • The average growing season is about 110 days, extending from the average date of the last killing frost, June 2, to that of the first killing frost, September 20.
  • Major industries are tourism, logging and public service


 LOCAL INFORMATION about the Newberry Area

The Village of Newberry Office    
307 East McMillan     
Phone:  906-293-3433

Newberry Public Library
Located at The Tahquamenon Area Schools,  700 Newberry Avenue
Phone:  906-293-5214
Hours    (as of 8/11/2014)
Monday     
    8:30am-5pm   
Tuesday       
8:30am-9pm
Wednesday   8:30am-5pm 
Thursday       8:30am-9pm
Friday            8:30am-5pm
Saturday       10am-3pm
Sunday         Closed


Newberry Post Office
216 East John Street
Phone:  906-293-8631
Hours:
Monday-Friday:  9am-4:30pm,  Closed 1:30-2:30pm for lunch
Saturday:  11am-1pm

Newberry Dump Hours
7311 County Road 391
Hours: 
Wednesday:   11am-6pm

Thursday:  11am-4pm
Closed for lunch both days 2-2:30pm


Newberry Michigan Weather forecast
Newberry Area Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 308 Newberry, MI 49868
Located on the South corner of M -28 & M -123.

906 293-5562 or 800 831-7292


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