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Twenty Lakes in Twenty Minutes

The Michigan state capital is Lansing.

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The population of Harrison is approximately 2,083 (2005), 2114 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,127 (1990), 913 (2010).

The amount of land area in Harrison is 36.648 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Harrison is 3.7 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 24.886 sq kilometers.
The distance from Harrison to Washington DC is 407 miles. The distance to the Michigan state capital is 92 miles. (as the crow flies)
Harrison is positioned 42.58 degrees north of the equator and 82.82 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Harrison elevation is 1,186 feet above sea level.
Harrison median income is $26,392 (2000).

The Harrison median home price is $82,100 (2000).

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Harrison location: in eastern Michigan, west of Saginaw Bay. Nearby communities include: Temple, Lake George, Marion, Skeels, Farwell, Clare, Houghton Lake, Gladwin, Prudenville, Rosebush, Coleman and Beaverton. Here is a map page for Harrison. How do you get to Harrison? Try this directions page.

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Harrison history:

Here is a history pagefor Harrison.

When Clare County was organized in 1871, the first county seat was Farwell. On 25 April 1880, land was platted for a new community to become the county seat. It was named Harrison for William Henry Harrison, the 9th President of the US and also for Harrison Carey, a local surveyor. More history information may be found on the above history page.
The incorporation date of Harrison: 1891

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Harrison attractions:

Here is a page listing those Twenty Lakes you can visit in Twenty Minutes!

Wilson State Park

Things to do in the area.

Dan Rowland Memorial Rodeo
held on the Fourth of July Weekend each year.

Learn more about the area at this website.

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