White Pine Area Colleges and Scholarships

Schools in and around White Pine


White Pine is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Ontonagon County in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2010 census, its population was 474.

White Pine is located at 46°45′14″N 89°35′03″W / 46.75389°N 89.58417°W / 46.75389; -89.58417 in Carp Lake Township between Bergland, Michigan and Silver City, Michigan, and east of the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park. The Copper Range Company operated a copper mine in White Pine.

It was a station on the Chicago, Minneapolis and St. Paul Railway. Thomas H. Wilcox, a mining engineer, found mass copper in the Mineral River and formed the White Pine Copper Company to mine it. The settlement was given a post office as "White Pine Mine" in June 1915.

The White Pine ZIP code 49971 is a post office box only office serving two noncontiguous areas in Carp Lake Township.

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