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Small Wisconsin city on the western shore of Lake Michigan, about 75 miles north of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Manitowoc, or "Manny," is probably best known for its ship yard, which build battleships during World War II. The car ferry that crosses Lake Michigan also arrives and departs from here.

Population (1998): 34,334
Area: 15.78 sq. mi.
Average household income: $32,705

Manitowoc is the county seat of Manitowoc County. It has one high school, Manitowoc Lincoln High (home of the Shipbuilders).

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