Traverse City

/trav"euhrs/
a city in NW Michigan. 15,516.

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      city, seat (1851) of Grand Traverse county, northwestern Lower Peninsula of Michigan, U.S. It is located at the southern end of Grand Traverse Bay (West Arm), an embayment of Lake Michigan (Michigan, Lake). Settled in 1847 and named for the bay, it developed from a timber town into one of the nation's chief cherry-processing markets and the hub of a vast year-round resort area. Light manufacturing (auto parts, tools, metal products) augments its economy. A lighthouse at the tip of the 16-mile- (26-km-) long Old Mission Peninsula, which juts northward into Grand Traverse Bay from the city, is almost exactly at latitude 45° N—i.e., midway between the Equator and the North Pole. Summer events include the National Cherry Festival (July) and the Northwestern Michigan Fair. Northwestern Michigan College (1951) is located in the city. The Interlochen Arts Camp for summer students and the Interlochen Arts Academy are at Interlochen, about 15 miles (25 km) southwest. Inc. village, 1881; city, 1895. Pop. (2000) 14,532; (2005 est.) 14,513.

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  • Traverse City — Traverse City, MI U.S. city in Michigan Population (2000): 14532 Housing Units (2000): 6842 Land area (2000): 8.406474 sq. miles (21.772667 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.297476 sq. miles (0.770459 sq. km) Total area (2000): 8.703950 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Traverse City, MI — U.S. city in Michigan Population (2000): 14532 Housing Units (2000): 6842 Land area (2000): 8.406474 sq. miles (21.772667 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.297476 sq. miles (0.770459 sq. km) Total area (2000): 8.703950 sq. miles (22.543126 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

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  • Traverse City — 44° 46′ 05″ N 85° 37′ 20″ W / 44.768055, 85.622222 …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • Traverse City — Sp Trãvers Sitis Ap Traverse City L JAV Grand Traverso apyg. c. (Mičigano v ja) …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

  • Traverse City — city, NW Michigan 49684; pop. 15,155 …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Traverse City — noun a town in northern Michigan on an arm of Lake Michigan • Instance Hypernyms: ↑town • Part Holonyms: ↑Michigan, ↑Wolverine State, ↑Great Lakes State, ↑MI * * * /trav euhrs/ a city in NW Michigan. 15,516 …   Useful english dictionary

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