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  1. Alpena is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan and the county seat of Alpena County. It is considered to be part of northern Michigan. The Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary is located in the city. The population was 10,483 at the 2010 census. The population swells with a large number of visitors in the summer.
  2. Alpena is a town in Boone and Carroll counties in the U.S. state of Arkansas. The population was 392 at the 2010 census.
  3. Alpena is a town in Jerauld County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 286 at the 2010 census.
  4. Alpena a.k.a. Alpena, West Virginia: Alpena is an unincorporated community in Randolph County, West Virginia.

There are other places with in their name, like Alpena Township, Alpena Community College.


The Alpena was an American automobile manufactured between 1910 and 1914 in Alpena, Michigan. The Alpena Flyer was designed for speed using unit engine/gearbox construction with three-point suspension. The patentee of this design, Emile Huber, brought suit against the company for using it without permission, and the car manufacturer was fined $400,000 for the offense.


Alpena a.k.a. The SS Alpena was a sidewheel steamer built by Thomas Arnold of Gallagher & Company at Marine City, Michigan in 1866. She was operated by the Goodrich Line after being purchased from Gardner, Ward & Gallagher in April 1868. The Alpena sank in Lake Michigan in the "Big Blow" storm on October 15, 1880 with the loss of all onboard.

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Google previewThe Everything Family Guide to Budget Travel (2011)

Hundreds of fun family vacations to fit any budget by Kelly Merritt

Alpena is a water vacation destination to be sure, and though its body of water is a lake rather than an ocean, the little waves are soothing reminders of why water vacations are so calming. Parents love the local wine and beer that comes from ...

Google previewAll Around Michigan (2003)

Regions and Resources by Alexandra Fix

Alpena is an old lumber town, located on the Lake Huron side of this region. Mackinaw City was once a French trading post. The Mackinac Bridge begins in this city and crosses over the Straits of Mackinac to St. Ignace in the Upper Peninsula.

Google previewMichigan State Farmers' Institutes (1897)

Alpena is an enterprising city with numerous important and varied manufacturing industries. Lumbering is on the decline, but is being sustained at present by large importations of logs from Canada. The surrounding country contains much ...

Google previewA dictionary of altitudes in the United States (1892)

by Geological Survey (U.S.)

Dak Alonzo, Kans Alpena, Mich Do signal station Alpena, S. Dak Authority.

Google previewGeographical Dictionary Of The World In The Early 20th Century With Pronouncing Gazetteer (in 2 Vos.) (1990)

by Moonis Raza

Alpena. Almira9 a post-village of Lincoln co., Wash., on the Northern Pacific R., 103 miles W. of Spokane. Almira, a post-village of York co., Ontario, 12 miles from Aurora. Almirante Islands* See Amirante Islands. Almissa, al-mis'sa (Slavic, ...

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