Metz

Name:

Metz

County:

Presque Isle

Zip Code:

 

Latitude / Longitude:

45°15’14″N 83°48’48″W

Elevation:

781 ft (238 m)

Time Zone:

Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)

Comments:

Metz Township is a civil township of Presque Isle in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 331 at the 2000 census. Metz is a small unincorporated community within the township.

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Established:

 

Disestablished:

 

Current Status:

In October 1908, a large forest fire consumed 2,500,000 acres (10,000 km2) of Presque Isle, and most of the area of Metz. Killed were 26 men, women, and children, many of whom were on a train derailed by rails twisted from the fire.

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