The village was named in honor of John Stoughton Newberry, a U.S. Representative and industrialist from the state of Michigan. The population was 1,519 at the 2010 census.
The Newberry, Michigan area in Luce County is located deep in the heart of the vast Lake Superior State Forest – a forest full of lakes, streams, woods, and wetlands. A forest where wildlife abounds: birds and fish are plentiful. A forest just waiting for you to come and enjoy it’s many wonders. Magnificent Lake Superior is the northern border of the Newberry area. On the east is Tahquamenon Falls, the largest waterfall east of the Mississippi outside of Niagara Falls. On the west, the 95,000 acre Seney National Wildlife Refuge, and to the south is the town of Newberry with plenty of lodging, food, shops and stores. Newberry is part of the Great Waters offering unparalleled opportunities to enjoy unspoiled beauty, unique history and the Great Lakes of Huron, Michigan and Superior.
Newberry is surrounded by many great year-round activities. Soft adventure enthusiasts will enjoy pristine forests. Visitors enjoy fishing, Michigan morel mushroom picking, bird watching, hiking, biking, photography, kayaking, canoeing, workshops, and golfing.