You Might Be From Mecosta County, Michigan if...

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If you passed a few horse-drawn Amish buggies on your

way to work, you may be in Mecosta County, where there are over 80 Amish families residing.  

Folks enjoy the many homemade Amish products offered from their farmsteads, including honey, maple syrup, jams, pickles, breads, pies and other baked goods, and fresh produce in season!



If you wake up in the wee hours of the morning to go fishing, you may be in Mecosta County, where there are over 80 lakes and the Mighty Muskegon River, (not to mention the Little Muskegon River and many streams as well), connected to 22 miles of prime water activites including fishing, swimming, boating, tubing, kayaking, canoeing... you get the picture!


If you have been to Paris, you probably live in Mecosta County! The town of Paris, Michigan in northern Mecosta County even boasts it's own mini Eiffel Tower, located in Paris Park.  Adjoining the Paris Fish Hatchery, the ponds boast many types of fish and also fowl, including ducks, geese and swans.  


If November 15th is a day off from school because it is opening day of Rifle Deer Season, you just may be from Mecosta County, Michigan.  Abundant with deer, turkeys and other wildlife, a great outdoor experience is your for the making!



When it is officially Spring in Mecosta County, you may still be able to snowmobile, or maybe your morel mushroom picking could be on an 80 degree day!  


If you see sunshine, rain, snow, sleet, freezing rain and hail stones  all on the same day while gathering your maple tree sap to boil down for syrup, you just may be in Mecosta County Michigan!


Truly something for everyone's enjoyment here!

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Sam Gamgee
Eugene, OR

Lynn Afton,  Mecosta County, Michigan sounds like a wonderful place to both visit and live, especially if you love the outdoors.  Your pictures help me to visualize your part of the world too.  Thank you for taking the time and effort to share your location with us and for participating in the ActiveRain contest.

Apr 29, 2015 03:10 AM #1
Bob Crane
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Hi Lynn Mecosta County sounds like a great place to live thanks for sharing highlights

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