Environment

With thousands of acres of state land, over 50 lakes and 473 miles of streams and rivers; it’s no wonder that Gladwin County has an abundance of Natural Resources.

 

Climate & Weather

Average annual precipitation: 31 inches
Average annual snowfall: 52 inches
Highest recorded temperature: 105° (1936)
Lowest recorded temperature: -39° (1929)
Average First Freeze: September 22
Average Last Freeze: May 18
Average January temperature: High 28° – Low 10°
Average July temperature: High 82° – Low 56°
Number of Days below 0°: 17
Number of Days above 90°: 10
Growing Season: 126 days

 

Land & Water

Land: 505 Square Miles | 323,392 Square Acres
Public Recreational Land: 135 Square Miles | 86,470 Square Acres
Water: 11 Square Miles | 6,848 Square Acres
Lakes: 57 Square Miles

Elevation : 700′ – 1000′
Population Density : 51.3 per square mile
Beaverton Latitude/Longitude : 43° 52’02″N, 84° 29’30″W
Gladwin Latitude/Longitude : 43° 52’54″N, 84° 29’15″W

 

How many miles do you have to go?

Chicago: 318 Miles
Clare: 39 Miles
Detroit: 162 Miles
Grand Rapids: 143 Miles
Houghton Lake: 39 Miles
Lansing: 108 Miles
Ludington: 123 Miles
Mackinac Bridge: 36 Miles
Midland: 36 Miles
Saginaw: 63 Miles
Traverse City: 107 Miles

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Upcoming Events

Sat 30

Gladwin Farmer’s Market

September 30 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Oct 05

GAFT Fall Drama

October 5 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Oct 06

GAFT Fall Drama

October 6 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm