Whiskey Island (Lake Michigan)

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Whiskey Island
Whiskey Island (Lake Michigan) (Michigan)
Location Lake Huron
Coordinates 45°48′40″N 85°36′40″W / 45.81111°N 85.61111°W / 45.81111; -85.61111Coordinates: 45°48′40″N 85°36′40″W / 45.81111°N 85.61111°W / 45.81111; -85.61111
Area 0.375 sq mi (0.971 km2)
State Michigan
County Charlevoix County
Township St. James Township
Population Uninhabited

Whiskey Island is an island in northern Lake Michigan, part of the Beaver Island archipelago. It is about ⅜ of a square mile (1.0 km2.) in size. Although unininhabited, it is politically part of St. James Township, Charlevoix County, Michigan[1]

The island is also called Whisky Island.

A shoal off the island was the site of the loss of the schooner Chandler J. Wells on 20 November 1884. She was carrying lumber from Manistique, Michigan to Buffalo, New York.


  1. Michigan Atlas and Gazetteer (10th ed.). Yarmouth, Maine: DeLorme. 2002.