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The Michigan state capital is Lansing.
The population of Laurium is approximately 2,268 (1990), 1977 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,116 (1990), 814 (2010).
The amount of land area in Laurium is 1.742 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Laurium to Washington DC is 833 miles.
The distance to the Michigan state capital is 369 miles. (as the crow flies)
Laurium is positioned 47.23 degrees north of the equator and 88.43 degrees west of the prime meridian.


on the Upper Peninsula's Keweenaw peninsula.
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History & History Related Items

Laurium is known as the home of the Gipper. This is of course in reference to George Gipp who was a standout football player for Notre Dame University and played under Knute Rockney. George Gipp died young while attending Notre Dame and Rockney coined the phrase "win one for the Gipper."
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