Ironwood, MI Community Profile

Gateway Community Ironwood is the gateway for many metropolitan areas into the Upper Peninsula and to the rest of Michigan. We are situated in a location that funnels traffic to flow through our main highway corridor. Ironwood is locat- ed on the Michigan and Wisconsin border and is only 100 miles from Duluth Minnesota. Michigan’s Western Gateway Michigan’s Iron Belle Trail Michigan is completing a non motorized trail for both biking and hiking that will run from Ironwood to Belle Isle in Detroit. Ironwood and the Western UP are ahead of the game with over 6 miles of paved trail with 4 more to be completed by 2019. Ironwood is also working on building from the Iron Belle trail, subsidiary trails that weave throughout town connecting neigh- borhoods to commercial districts and to recreation destinations. Find Your North The Ironwood Draw Ironwood’s Influence Ironwood is centrally located on the map. With Minoc- qua and Park Falls to the South, Ashland to the West and Lake Gogebic area to the East. Ironwood’s com- mercial influence and market draw is a massive 60 mile area. Many people choose to do business here. Business Investment Ironwood has recently invested tens of millions of dol- lars into public highway improvements, including: Side- walks, decorative lighting, water, sewer and buried fiber optic cable. As a result of this investment, we have seen businesses reinvest into their properties and many new businesses have started. ern Lights #FindYourNorth