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White Cloud
Newaygo County, Michigan


Where the North Begins and the Pure Waters Flow

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Statistics & Facts

The Michigan state capital is Lansing.
The population of White Cloud is approximately 1,147 (1990), 1408 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 478 (1990), 467 (2010).
The amount of land area in White Cloud is 4.994 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.182 sq kilometers.
The distance from White Cloud to Washington DC is 577 miles.
The distance to the Michigan state capital is 87 miles. (as the crow flies)
White Cloud is positioned 43.55 degrees north of the equator and 85.77 degrees west of the prime meridian.

History & History Related Items

White Cloud, Michigan, has long had the motto "Where the North Begins and the Pure Waters Flow". For at least seventy-five years, but probably more, a large billboard welcomed travelers with those words.
The town was named after Chief White Cloud, whose headquarters were just near the northwest edge of Benton Lake, several townships away from his namesake village.
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