Draper Island (Michigan)

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Draper Island
Draper Island is located in Michigan
Draper Island
Draper Island
Location Lac Vieux Desert
Coordinates 46°08′30″N 89°05′06″W / 46.14167°N 89.08500°W / 46.14167; -89.08500Coordinates: 46°08′30″N 89°05′06″W / 46.14167°N 89.08500°W / 46.14167; -89.08500
State Michigan
County Gogebic County
Township Watersmeet Township
Population ~10

Draper Island is located just inside the Michigan border, in Watersmeet Township, Gogebic County, Michigan, United States. The island is one of two inhabited islands in Lac Vieux Desert, the other being Duck Island, Wisconsin. Sometimes shown on older maps as Koch Island or Oak Island and locally as Rose Island [1] the current name was designated official by the Board on Geographic Names Decisions of the U.S. Geological Survey in 1962.[2]