Welcome to Presque Isle County
151 E. Huron Ave. 
P.O. Box 110

Rogers City, MI 49779

Presque Isle County

There are ten recognized Michigan historical markers in the county:

Bearinger Union School
Burnham's Landing
Elowsky Mill
Forty Mile Point Lighthouse / Graveyard of Ships
Lake Huron
The Metz Fire
Old Presque Isle Lighthouse
Presque Isle Electric Cooperative Monument
Presque Isle Light Station
Presque Isle Lodge
World's Largest Limestone Quarry

Presque Isle County is located along Lake Huron on the northeastern shore of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula. The County has an area of 678 square miles (approximately 433,928 acres), which includes 72 miles of shoreline.

Courthouse Holiday Hours

New Year's Day (January 1)
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (third Monday in January)
Presidents Day (third Monday in February)
Good Friday (Friday before Easter) (Close at Noon)
Memorial Day (last Monday in May)
Independence Day (July 4)
Labor Day (first Monday in September)
Veterans' Day (November 11)
Thanksgiving (fourth Thursday in November)
Day after Thanksgiving
Christmas Eve (December 24)
Christmas Day (December 25)
New Years Eve (December 31)

New Year's Eve shall only be recognized as a holiday when it falls on a Monday through Friday.


Policies and Procedures

Public record policy, credit card policy, county owned property policy and much, much more! click here for more details...

Freedom of Information Act
FOIA Procedures and Guidelines
FOIA Request for Public Records
Public Summary of FOIA Procedures and Guidelines


Presque Isle Conservation District

The Presque Isle Conservation District to conserve, restore, and protect local natural resources for the public good and for the long term stewardship of the land. The District shall provide technical assistance, demonstration projects, research, education, outdoor recreational opportunities, publications, equipment, and conservation materials for the public to properly manage and use their natural resources. The District shall manage all lands under its administration and ownership for the highest ethical purpose of the "public commons" and for the benefit and conservation of natural resources. Click here for more information.

CodeRED Weather Severe weather threatens, protect residents with automatic notifications. CodeRED Weather Warning taps into the National Weather Service’s Storm Based Warnings to automatically alert affected residents in the path of severe weather just moments after the warning has been issued. Click on the above image to sign up today!

Public Interests

Minutes of the Board terms and elections and lots more information can be found on the commissioners page or by clicking here.


Application for Burial Allowance Please click here for more information.


The Presque Isle Economic Development Commission has partnered with Target Alpena. Please feel free to browse the website for more information.

Bids and Notices Please click here to learn more...


Transparency in Government Accountability and Transparency in Government


CodeRED Mobile Alert app provides advanced, real-time, location-specific alerts to subscribers within the reach of a given location generated by public safety officials across the United States and Canada who use the CodeRED community notification system to effectively alert and inform residents to save lives.

PI County Advance Keep up with the latest top stories, local news, sports, classified ads and so much more by on the icon above.

Presque Isle County Recycling please click here for all your recycling needs.



NOTICE: Board Vacancy...The Presque Isle County Board of Commissioners will be accepting letters of interests for an appointment to the Presque Isle County Road Commission Board to fill the remaining term expiring December 31, 2022.  Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest no later than Friday, April 20, 2018 at 4:30 p.m. to the Presque Isle Board of Commissioners, c/o County Clerk’s Office, 151 E. Huron Ave., P.O. Box 110, Rogers City, Michigan 49779.  An Equal Opportunity Employer.

NOTICE: Presque Isle County is seeking qualified accounting firms to submit a bid to complete their audits for the fiscal years ending June 2018, 2019 and 2020. Qualified firms may submit a sealed bid following the attached RFP guidelines. Bids must be received by April 20, 2018. Please click here for more information.

NOTICE: Presque Isle County will hire a Michigan-licensed architect or engineer to assist with renovations of the Ocqueoc Outdoor Center garage as a craft classroom/storage room as part of a Michigan DNR Recreation Passport Grant award. The county may spend approximately $9,000 on design fees. Please click here for more information.

If you are interested in competing for this work please contact the Presque Isle County Clerk at 989-734-3288 or piclerk@picounty.org to receive a copy of the Request for Qualifications. Responses are due on or before 4:00 pm, March 29, 2018. Submissions may be dropped off at the County Clerk’s office at 151 E. Huron Ave, mailed to P.O. Box 110, Rogers City, MI 49779 or emailed to:  piclerk@picounty.org.

The Presque Isle County Board of Commissioners reserves the right to reject any and all bids as in the exercise of discretion the Board may deem to be in the best interest of the County. Presque Isle County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Organization.

NOTICE: Part time custodian position opening. There is a position opening for an irregular part-time custodian at the Presque Isle County Courthouse. Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to employment.  Wages and fringe benefits will be determined by union contract. A copy of the job duties is available at the County Clerk’s office or by clicking here.

If interested, please fill out an application by clicking here, attach resume and send to the Presque Isle County Clerk’s Office, 151 E. Huron Ave., P.O. Box 110, Rogers City, Michigan  49779.

All resumes must be received by Friday, March 23, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. by personal delivery or mail to the address listed.

Presque Isle County is an Equal Employment Opportunity provider.

Presque Isle County Clerk
151 E. Huron Ave.
P.O. Box 110 
Rogers City, MI  49779

NOTICE: The Presque Isle County Treasurer’s Office will be CLOSED Friday March 2 to the public in order to prepare for asbestos abatement. We will also be closed for the first half of the day on Monday, March 5th to move everything back into our offices.

NOTICE: The Register of Deeds office will be CLOSED on Friday March 2 to the public at 2:30 p.m. and also for the first half of the day on Monday, March 5th for asbestos abatement.

The County of Presque Isle has various county appointments available during calendar year 2018. If you are interested in an appointment, please click here for more information.

40 Mile Lighthouse invites you to the “Arts & Craft Show” & Open House on MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

Where: 40 Mile Point Lighthouse located in Lighthouse Park, U.S. 23 - 7 miles north of Rogers City, Michigan When: Saturday & Sunday May 26th and 27th, 2018 Time: 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. each day. Please click here for more information.

Presque Isle County

The County consists of fourteen townships, two cities and two villages. The County seat is located in Rogers City at 151 E Huron, 41 miles east of Interstate 75 on M68 and thirty seven miles north of the City of Alpena on US 23.The population of Presque Isle County according to the 2010 census was 13,376.

The County has three lighthouses and three marinas located on Lake Huron. The 40 Mile Pointe Lighthouse is the new county park. Presque Isle also contains four state parks: Hoeft State Park located in Rogers Township just outside of Rogers City, Onaway State Park located north of the City of Onaway. Rockport State Park located south of Rogers City and Thompson Harbor State Park located also south of Rogers City.

There are numerous State Forest campgrounds located throughout the county. One of them is located at the Ocqueoc Falls in Ocqueoc Township just off M-68 between Rogers City and Onaway. The Ocqueoc Falls is known as the largest waterfall in the Lower Peninsula. Presque Isle County is also known for its karst formations of underground rivers and sinkholes, and contains the world’s largest open pit limestone quarry with a deep-water port.

Presque Isle County is in the 1st Congressional District, the 37th State Senatorial District and the 106th State Representative District. The County is part of the 53rd Judicial Circuit, 89th Judicial District Court and District Health Department #4. Presque Isle County has a five-member Board of Commissioners. Board of Commissioner meetings are open to the public and are held at the County Building, 151 E. Huron, Rogers City, in regular bi-monthly sessions as follows (except the October statutory meeting): second Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. and last Friday at 9:30 a.m.

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