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Indian River, Michigan

Indian River is an unincorporated community located in Tuscarora Township in Cheboygan County.  This town was founded by Floyd E. Martin, who purchased land and moved here in 1878. Strategically located between Burt and Mullet Lakes, it was ideal location for gathering and distributing lumber cut from the surrounding forest.  A post office was established in 1879.  The Michigan Central Railroad established a station here.  Indian River has many diverse businesses, shops , resorts and restaurants making it a popular tourist destination.  The river and lakes are popular fishing locations and attract boaters from all over the country.  The largest crucifix in Michigan can be seen just south of town. Indian Township Population: 2,297. Township Offices: 3546 S. Straits Hwy., Indian River, MI 49749, (231) 238-7088

This part of Tuscarora Township was first settled in 1876 by David Smith, Jackson Corey, S. P. Hayes, M. A. McHenry and John B. Clark.  The village was founded by Floyd E. Martin who bought land here in 1878, had it surveyed in 1879 and recorded in 1880.  Named after the river which runs through it. Informational excerpts from Michigan Place Names, by Walter Romig, L.H.D.

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Attractions

Cross in the Woods Shrine & Nun Doll Museum, 7078 M-68, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-8973

Dining Out

Barkley's Seafood & Steak [Seafood Cuisine, Steakhouses],  3494 Sturgeon Rd., Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-7752

BC Pizza [Pizzerias],  3695 S Straits Hwy, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-0055

Brass Rail Bar & Grill [Bar & Grills, American Cuisine],  3494 S Straits Hwy, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-7752

Brown Trout [American Cuisine],  4653 S Straits Hwy, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-9441

Burger King [Sandwich & Sub Shops],  4011 Club Rd., Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (616) 236-2600

Christopher's Restaurant [American Cuisine],  3725 S Straits Hwy, Indian River, MI 49749,  Phone: (231) 238-9312

Dairy Mart [Ice Cream Parlors],  3448 Sturgeon, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-1111

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Exit 310 Smokehouse [American Cuisine, Barbecue Cuisine],  6031 Michigan 68, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-4695

Inn Between [American Cuisine, Seafood Cuisine],  6064 River St., Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-6064

McDonald's [SAndwich & Sub Shops],  6153 M 68, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-0216

Michaels Restaurant [Barbecue Cuisine],  5142 S Straits Hwy, Indian River, MI 49749,  Phone: (231) 238-4987

Paula's Café [Cafés, American Cuisine],  6363 Club Rd., Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-8323

Pour of Indian River [Bar],  3412 S Straits Hwy, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-9800

River Rock Grille [American Cuisine, Seafood Cuisine],  4653 South Straits Hwy, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-2103

Rivers Edge Restaurant [American Cuisine],  4208 S Straits Hwy, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-8111

Season's of the North Winery [Wineries & Vineyards],  9090 W M-68, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 548-1280

Subway Sandwiches & Salads [Sandwich & Sub Shops],  4271 S Straits Hwy, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-8181

Vivio's Restaurant [Italian Cuisine, Pizzerias],  4531 S Straits Hwy, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-9471

The Wigwam [Sports Bar, American Cuisine, Pizzerias],  4529 Onaway Rd., Indian River, MI 49749,  Phone: (231) 238-0494

Lodging

Brentwood Lodging & Snowmobile Rental [Cabin & Cottage Rentals], 4778 S. Straits Highway, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-7310

Burt House [Cabin & Cottage Rentals], 7465 Argonaut Trail, 7472 Argonaut Trail, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (423) 517-9056

Cedar Pines [Cabin & Cottage Rentals], 6652 Rainbow Lane, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (313) 580-0931

Fay Martin River Resort [Cabin & Cottage Rentals], 3247 North Club Road, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-0344

Hide-A-Way Lodge [Cabin & Coittage Rentals], 5970 S. Straits Hwy., PO Box 621, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-4692

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The Landings [Cabin & Cottage Rentals], 4605 Beatty Drive, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-9955

Miller's Guest House [Cabin & Cottage Rentals], 1606 Wahbee Road, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-4492

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Pines Cottages of Indian River [Cabin & Cottage Rentals], 6053 Prospect Dr., P.O. Box 1249, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 218-8234

The River's Edge [Cabin & Cottage Rentals], 4924 Modoc, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (989) 614-0913

Smith's Cottages [Cabin & Cottage Rentals], 6111 Prospect Drive, Box 293, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-7267

Witt Cottage [Cabin & Cottage Rentals], 3695 Witt Blvd, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (502) 296-1193

The Woodlands Resort [Cabin & Cottage Rentals], 5115 South Straits Highway, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-4137

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Outdoors

Blooming Ideas [Home Decor, Bike Rentals], 3499 South Staits Highway, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-4111

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Diabolical Sportfishing [Charter Boat Services], P.O. Box 786, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (517) 282-9555

Plumbers Helper Charter Service [Charter Boat Services], 85 S. Straits Hwy, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-0576

Services

Blooming Ideas [Home Decor, Bike Rentals], 3499 South Staits Highway, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-4111

Diabolical Sportfishing [Charter Boat Services], P.O. Box 786, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (517) 282-9555

Enchanted Forest Web Page Design Service [Internet Services, Website Design & Development], 3980 Curtisville Road, Curtisville, South Branch, MI 48761, Phone: (989) 735-2206 Email: support@theenchantedforest.net

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Indian River Pet Resort [Kennels], 5684 S Straits Hwy, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 333-3647

Mike & Dave's Trim & Style Barber Shop [Barber Shops], 3759 S Straits Hwy., Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-7071

Parkey's Taxidermy & Supply [Taxidermists], 4512 Wilson Road, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-8477

Patriot Voice Radio - 94.5 FM [Radio Stations], 1523 US 131 South, Suite B, Petoskey, MI 49770, Phone: 231-360-5140

Plumbers Helper Charter Service [Charter Boat Services], 85 S. Straits Hwy, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-0576

Shopping

Blooming Ideas [Home Decor, Bike Rentals], 3499 South Staits Highway, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-4111

Chillermania [Book Publisher], 1651 S. Straits Hwy., Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-0338

Drost's Chocolates [Candy Maker], 3676 S. Straits Hwy, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-6911

Indian River Grower's Market [Farmers Markets],  3435 S. Straits Hwy, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-9325

Modoc Log Furniture [Furniture Maker], 5684 S. Straits Hwy, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-7251

Season's of the North Winery [Wineries & Vineyards],  9090 W M-68, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 548-1280

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