You tell me what Up North means and where it is

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What means Up North to you, and where exactly does Up North start? I asked that question last Sunday.

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sue garr

Northville, MI

#1 Aug 16, 2010
i guess up north means different ways for different people; depending on where you live. up north to mean is the upper thumb; i live in the port huron area. UP to us means upper peninsula. i say up north sometimes when we go to ludington but i add western up north,LOL does it really matter? i love the whole state except the city of detroit and its whole menagerie of wayne county. they ruin the whole good part of the state of michigan; southnorth, east and west. what people hear about detroit seems to ruin the whole states reputation. thanks sue

“Liberal Teachers ruin Kids”

Since: Mar 09

Paradise Valley Arizona

#2 Aug 22, 2010
everything north of saginaw is up north
anything south of saginaw is considered detroit
just me

Saint Louis, MO

#3 Aug 23, 2010
Vance1 wrote:
everything north of saginaw is up north
anything south of saginaw is considered detroit
EXACTLY!
I always thought

Columbus, OH

#4 Dec 16, 2010
Yoopers (those from the UP= upper peninsula) say up north is the UP or above the bridge ( Mackinac).

Everything else is "under the bridge" and therefore it makes you a troll ( cause trolls live under bridges).

Which makes a lot of sense, LOL!

Hope that helps clear the mystery.

:p

btw -- I think "up north" is everything north of Grayling.
Equa Lindsey

Rockford, MI

#5 Dec 21, 2010
Everybody's Up North is usually a little bit further than those who live South of them.

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