Lake Michigan is one of the five great Lakes of North America. Do you know what is the largest city on the coast of Lake Michigan? Let’s find out.
What is the largest city on the coast of Lake Michigan?
Chicago is the largest city on the coast of Lake Michigan. The city has a population of 2.75 million (2020). Located near the southern tip of Lake Michigan, Chicago is also the largest city in the state of Illinois.
Milwaukee, the largest city in Wisconsin is the second largest city on Lake Michigan. Milwaukee has a population of 577,200 (2020). The distance between Milwaukee and Chicago is a small one. Chicago city center is just 2 hour drive from Milwaukee city center.
The third largest city on Lake Michigan is Green Bay. Green Bay City is located on the coast of Green Bay, an arm of Lake Michigan. The population of Green bay is 107,400 (2020) and it is the third-largest city in the state of Wisconsin. The city is famous for its NFL team, Green Bay Packers. Green Bay Packers is one of the most successful teams in NFL history.
(Also read: The five Great Lakes of North America | key points)
Top 3 largest cities on Lake Michigan
|1||Chicago||Illinois||2.75 million (2020)|
|3||Green Bay||Wisconsin||107,400 (2020)|
Is Grand Rapids located on the coast of Lake Michigan?
No, Grand Rapids is about 25 miles (40 km) east of the Lake Michigan coast.
Is Detroit located on the coast of Lake Michigan?
No, Detroit is located on the Detroit river in Michigan state.
What river flows through the city of Green Bay that drains into Lake Michigan?