Iron County, Michigan

Iron County is a county in the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2020 Census, the population was 11,631.[3] The county seat is Crystal Falls.[4]

Iron County
Iron County Courthouse
Location within the U.S. state of Michigan
Michigan's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 46°13′N 88°31′W
Country United States
State Michigan
FoundedApril 3, 1885[1][2]
Named forIron ore
SeatCrystal Falls
Largest cityIron River
Area
  Total1,211 sq mi (3,140 km2)
  Land1,166 sq mi (3,020 km2)
  Water45 sq mi (120 km2)  3.7%%
Population
 (2020)
  Total11,631
  Density10/sq mi (4/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
  Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district1st