Traverse City, Michigan - Facts & Figures
Traverse City, Michigan is 119 miles east of Green Bay, Wisconsin. The city is the largest producer of tart cherries in the United States. The surrounding countryside produces grapes, making it a center for wine production in the Midwest. Tourism generates a large income for the city. The city is home to several beaches where residents and tourists enjoy activities such as swimming, diving, snorkeling and parasailing. Traverse City also offers parks, forests and downhill skiing areas. In 2009, TripAdvisor named Traverse City the number two small town travel destination in the United States, and the city is rated as one of the best places to retire by U.S. News & World Report.
- Population: 14,681
- Industries: Retail trade, Accommodation and food services, Construction, Health care and social assistance, Manufacturing, Educational services, Public administration
- Area Codes: 231
- ZIP Codes: 49684, 49685, 49686, 49696
- Surrounding Cities: Greilickville, Lake Ann, Kingsley, Elk Rapids, Suttons Bay, Fife Lake, Buckley, Honor