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Marquette National Forest was established by the U.S. Forest Service in Chippewa County, Michigan on February 10, 1909 with 30,603 acres (123.8 km2). On July 1, 1915 the entire forest was transferred to Michigan National Forest and the name was discontinued. On February 12, 1931 Marquette was re-established in Chippewa and Mackinac counties with 274,910 acres (1,112.5 km2), changing its name back from Michigan. On February 9, 1962 the entire forest was transferred to Hiawatha National Forest and the name was discontinued. What was Marquette National Forest currently comprises the East Unit of Hiawatha National Forest.[1][2]

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  1. ^ Davis, Richard C. (September 29, 2005), National Forests of the United States (PDF), The Forest History Society, archived from the original (pdf) on February 12, 2013
  2. ^ United States Department of Agriculture - Forest Service. "Points of Pride and Forest Facts". Hiawatha National Forest.

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Coordinates: 46°20′N 84°50′W / 46.333°N 84.833°W / 46.333; -84.833