People at the NewPage Escanaba facility — the largest local employer — take pride in their work, neighborhoods and natural surroundings. It’s the result of rewarding career opportunities, close-knit communities and an abundance of beautiful woodlands and water. If you enjoy nature or an active lifestyle, you’ll find plenty to do in and around Escanaba. Hunting, boating, fishing, golfing, hiking, skiing and snowmobiling are among the popular activities.
Located on Little Bay de Noc, Escanaba is the Delta County seat. It’s a thriving small community that offers varied activities and services for its residents, as well as tourists who visit Michigan’s Upper Peninsula in all seasons. You’ll also find cultural and intellectual outlets in Escanaba. The fine arts center, museums, art galleries, choral society, city band, community theater, libraries, parks, schools and community college play an integral role in the life of Escanaba.
City of Escanaba
Local government, services, community links
Escanaba Public Library
Northern Michigan University, located an hour away in Marquette, Michigan
Bay college offers a wide variety of two year and certificate degrees. Its Besse Center Theater offers opportunities to view professional and amateur performances.
History, weather, geography, culture
“The quality of life in Delta ranks as one of the best in the U.S., and is often cited by those who have chosen to live, work and operate a business here.” – www.deltami.org
Chamber of Commerce
Delta County Chamber of Commerce: businesses, churches, community and visitor information
Upper Peninsula Association of Realtors® – comprehensive listing of area homes for sale
Data on communities, housing, and schools
Delta County places to visit, things to do, maps, activity information
Interactive, flash Travel Guide for Bays de Noc (travel, lifestyle, and business directory)
Attractions, events, shopping, dining, golf, driving tours, by city
Fine arts center in Escanaba, information on events, exhibits, theater productions, workshops, education
Listing of movies playing at Willow Creek Cinema 8 (search for live events at www.fandango.com)
Upper Peninsula State Fair
YMCA of Delta County
U.S. Travel and Recreation Association (complete travel and lodging information, with events, activities, attractions, etc.)
News and Weather
Local news, sports, community events, weather
Weather conditions and forecasts in Escanaba and surrounding areas