First established in the early 1800s, Algonac, MI has had several claims to fame over the years. It has been called the “Venice of Michigan” because of the web of waterways that run through it. It’s also commonly referred to as the water speed capital of the world because of the speed boat history that was made by Chris Smith and Gar Wood. However, in more recent years, the 1.4 square mile city has become popular among those looking to live in a comfortable place thanks to its country charm and the recreational opportunities located in it. It has many people scrambling to find homes for sale in Algonac, MI.
Algonac, MI is located at the southernmost part of the St. Clair River. It was the fourth town situated on the river in the 1800s and had just a few hundred inhabitants at that time. Since then it has blossomed and now has more than 4,000 people living in it. The city has really embraced the contributions it has made to the nautical world over the years, and it takes great pride in the canals that loop their way through the city. Algonac features a free boat launch for those who would like to go boating in the area and is also home to the Algonac Harbor Club, which is one of the largest marinas connected to the Great Lakes.
Residents enjoy a vibrant downtown setting. It has almost 2,000 feet of boardwalk, and there are shops and restaurants all throughout the downtown area. It also features the Algonac-Clay Historical Museum, home to plenty of local history and pleasure boat models that were built right in the city. Additionally, you can catch a ferry to Canada from Algonac and enjoy Walpole Island. All of these things have combined to make Algonac a great place to live.
To discover more about the homes for sale in Algonac, reach out to Wynne Achatz of Westrick Team at 810-765-8861 today.
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Information last updated on 2019-08-22.