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Leelanau County, MI Real Estate, Homes For Sale, School & Area Information

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Leelanau County Area Insight

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    Leelanau County, MI
    Lake Leelanau actually includes two bodies of water - North Lake Leelanau and South Lake Leelanau. They meet at what is commonly called The Narrows in the town of Lake Leelanau. The entire lake covers roughly 8,608 acres and lies within Leelanau County. This is by all means an all-sports lake - it stretches 21 miles down the center of the 30 mile long Leelanau Peninsula. Homes along the lake are varied; some are quaint cottages and small resorts while others are year-round homes. There are walleye, perch and bass fishing here.
  • Lisa Rossi
    RE/MAX Bayshore
    You will find no fast food restaurants, no traffic lights and no parking meters in Leelanau County. What you will find is plenty of open space to appreciate what Mother Nature has to offer. Leelanau county, is a 2,532.38 square mile peninsula, surrounded by Lake Michigan on three sides. There are 27 inland lakes in Leelanau County ranging in size from 11 acres to 8,219 acres. Leelanau has the second-highest proportion of water area of any county in the entire United States. Lake Leelanau, Glen Lake, Lime Lake & Little Traverse are some of the larger inland lakes. Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, which was named "The Most Beautiful Place in America" (by Good Morning America, viewers) also lies within the county's borders. Leelanau county has over 180 miles of sandy beaches to explore.

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