Boyne City At a Glance

Posted by Kyle Lieberman on Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 at 2:50pm.

Boyne City at a Glance:

  • Year-Round Population: 3,735
  • Summer Population: Roughly 15,000
  • History: Europeans first settled the area in 1856.  The area that is now known as boyne city was settled due to the abundance of lumber.  With other lumber camps already in the area and the railroad coming to Northern Michigan, it only made sense to have a lumber operation in Boyne City as well.
  • Name:  Originally known as just “Boyne” the name was changed to Boyne City at the turn of the 20th century.
  • Industry: In the 19th and 20th century, the main industry was lumber.  In modern day, tourism is what drives the local economy of Boyne City.
  • Schools:

Signature Features and Events:

Shopping and Dining:

  • Red Mesa: 117 Water Street, Boyne City. Mexican cuisine.    
  • Bella Vita: 2911 Boyne City Road, Boyne City. Italian cuisine.  
  • Lake Street Market: 306 S Lake Street, Boyne City. Deli with Wine selection.
  • Boyne City Tap Room: 220 S Lake Street, Boyne City. Pub Style.    
  • Café Sante:  1 Water Street, Boyne City. European Style Bistro. 
  • Local Flavor: 125 Water Street, Boyne City. Coffee and Gift/Book shop.
  • The Bird’s Nest: 112 Water Street, Boyne City. Gift/Specialty Shop.
  • Kilwin's102 E Water Street, Boyne City. Chocolate/Gift Shop.
  • Inspired Living: 119 Water Street, Boyne City. Gift Shop
  • Upsy-Daisy Floral: 5 E Main Street, Boyne City. Florist.

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