Isabella County, Michigan
Isabella County is situated in the middle of the Michigan's lower peninsula. The area was known as Ojibiway Besse, meaning "the place of the Chippewa.” It is the major land base of the federally recognized Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Nation. Isabella County was once one of the most magnificent pine and hardwood areas in all of the Great Lakes region. Today, the area is most well known for the Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort and home of 'Fight Chips' of Central Michigan University.
More than 70,000 people call Isabella County home.
County has cities, villages, and township (general and charter) forms of government including:
Beal Cityv Blanchard
Union Charter Township