It's hard to believe that, up until 2007, there was one Michigan city that still had a ban in place on alcohol.

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What's even harder to believe is the fact that there are nine states that still have dry counties. Don't worry, Michigan isn't one of those states. Well, not anymore anyway.

9 States That have Dry Counties

According to 24/7 Wall Street, as of 2020, these states have at least one dry county within their borders. The state with the most dry counties is Arkansas. The sale of alcohol is prohibited in 29 of the 75 counties in Arkansas.

  • Arkansas
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Mississippi
  • South Dakota
  • Tenessee
  • Texas

What Michigan City Had a Ban on Alcohol Until 2007?

Hudsonville, Michigan which is located in Ottawa County, had a ban on alcohol sales until November 6, 2007. It was the last dry city in Michigan.

Michigan allows any city, village, or township in which there are no retail liquor licenses to prohibit the retail sale of alcoholic liquor within its borders by passage of an ordinance.

Can You Walk Around in Public With Alcohol in Michigan?

Simply put, no. According to American Legal Publishing, you are not allowed to transport or possess any alcoholic liquor in a container that is open, uncapped, or upon which the seal is broken, on the public streets, sidewalks, or rights-of-ways of the city.

Alcohol consumption is also prohibited in most Michigan state parks.

Dumbest Laws In Michigan

Michigan still has some of the dumbest laws on the books

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Michiganders Moving To Florida Are In For A Rude Awakening

Florida has never made my bucket list. It’s hot, muggy, and crawling with reptiles. But it does have an appeal to many Michiganders. However, if you are considering relocating to the Sunshine State, there are a few things to keep in mind. While cruising the internet, I discovered a few interesting Michigan/Florida stats. Here is a list of 13 things that you may want to mull over. 

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The One Michigan City To Avoid Traveling To At All Costs

Looking to travel on your vacation? You may want to think twice before going to these places.

Take a look at where across the country and in Michigan, you should avoid.

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