Businesses in the Port Austin area are many and varied. Listed here are businesses and organizations that are important components of our community. Please support them!
Full service banking, ATM, etc.
- 6727 Main Street, Caseville
Certified Public Accountant – tax specialist and more
- 2201 Main St., PO Box 362, Ubly MI 48475
Full service banking, ATM and more.
- 62 E. State St., PO Box 360, Port Austin MI 48467
American Legion Post 499 – food & spirits available. Special events year round.
Friday Night Fish & Shrimp – every first Friday of the month.
- 8875 Hellems Road, Port Austin MI 48467
Support group for the Port Austin Township Library.
Newly-renovated Library facility – open year round Monday through Saturday.
Large book selection Children’s area. Computer lab. Movie rentals. Printing. Fax. Laminating.
Member of White Pine Library System and MeLCat. Inter-library loans.
- 114 Railroad Street, Port Austin MI 48467
Women’s civic organization dedicated to bettering our community!
- PO Box 423, Port Austin MI 48467
A 501(c)(3) non-profit Foundation, serving the Port Austin area.
- PO Box 622, Port Austin MI 48467
North Huron Schools is a K-12 school district that covers the northern tip of Huron County, including the towns of Port Austin, Kinde and Port Hope.
For information about the school district, its curriculum, student body and staff, please call us!
Located at the intersection of M-53 and East Kinde Roads, the sprawling school complex includes two gymnasiums, a large library, two computer labs, band room, plus an out-building for FFA activities, playground, football field, paved track, and outdoor garden areas.
- 21 E. Main St., Kinde MI 48467
- 895 Pointe Aux Barques Road, PO Box 145, Port Austin MI 48467
A non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the restoration and maintenance of the Port Austin Reef Light.
The organization was created in 1988 for the sole purpose, at the time, to save the Lighthouse from demolition. Since that time, the group has continued to work on the once-deteriorating structure – removing the old roof and replacing it with new a new roof, replacing all of the windows and exterior doors, replacing the iron stairs, replacing the safety chain around the base, etc. – and of course – cleaning and painting.
PARLA was presented with the official “deed” to the lighthouse in 2013, from the federal government.
The big project for 2015-16 is building a new dock, to make access safer and easier.
Volunteers and donations welcome!
For updates – follow us on Facebook!
- PO Box 546, Port Austin MI 48467
The U & I Club Community Building is located about 1 mile south of downtown on M-53.
Bingo on Monday nights, 6:15 pm. Other events throughout the year.
The facility is a great location for a reception, banquet or shower. Fully equipped Kitchen. Dance Floor. Large Pavilion.
For information or hall rentals, call 989-551-7712.
- 8255 North Van Dyke Road, Port Austin MI 48467
- 8074 North Van Dyke Road, Port Austin MI 48467
- 448 Starboard Drive, PO Box 350, Port Austin MI 48467
Area Budweiser Distributing Company
- 1195 East Huron Avenue, Bad Axe MI 48413
Grain Elevator * Lumber * Building, Plumbing, Electrical Supplies * Gas Station
- 338 Main Street, Kinde MI 48445
Full Service Hospital – 24 Hour Emergency Services
Huron Medical Center and Huron Medical Center Foundation are integral sponsors of the Annual Kids Day at the Port Austin Farmers Market in June. Last year they fitted and gave away 300 bike safety helmets.
Huron Medical Center also provided 4 free special offerings at the Farmers Market – on skin cancer screenings, medication evaluations, ear wax removal and preventing falls.
- 1100 South Van Dyke Road, Bad Axe MI 48413
A division of Huron Medical Center.
Medical Director: Nick Buttar, MD * Martha Koglin, PA-C
A Full Family Practice from Newborn to Elderly – conveniently located downtown Port Austin
- 24 East Spring Street, Port Austin MI 48467
Insurance Agency, serving the area since 1918.
We handle all lines of insurance.
- 8561 Lake Street, PO Box 320, Port Austin MI 48467
Media, Communications & Printing
CenturyLink is a global communications, hosting, cloud and IT services company
For the HOME – high-speed Internet, TV and phone
For BUSINESS – Cloud data, Managed IT Services, Security and Voice
Quality printing for all your needs. Reasonable prices.
“We print everything but money!”
- 116 Scott Street, Bad Axe MI 48413
Weekly newspaper – the countywide FREE newspaper, reaching over 18,600 households each Thursday.
- 592 North Port Crescent Road, Bad Axe MI 48413
Huron County’s only daily newspaper.
Local, state and national news. Sports. Entertainment.
- 122 N. Heisterman Rd., Bad Axe MI 48413
Complete area phone directory
- 9545 W. Fairgrove Rd., Reese 48757
Real Estate, Condos & Associations
Homeowners Association – located in the “Broken Rocks” Subdivision, on M-25 just southwest of downtown Port Austin
- PO Box 76, Port Austin MI 48467
Lori Babcock, Broker Owner – Covering 90 miles of Huron County shoreline
FIVE Offices to serve you: Port Austin, Caseville, Harbor Beach and 2 in Bad Axe.
Lori’s direct # 989-550-7936
Toll free: 877-738-8491
Homeowners Association – Harbor Pointe Condominiums – Corner of West Spring and Lake Streets.
- 35 East Spring Street, PO Box 87, Port Austin MI 48467
Great selection of women’s and men’s shoes, boots and accessories.
Naot, New Balance & more – downtown Bad Axe
- 159 East Huron Ave., Bad Axe
The Thumb’s Biggest Ice Cream Cones. A Family Destination for 126 years!
“Try our homemade ice cream and sorbet” * Michigan-made gift shop
Open daily 11 am to 10 pm during the summer.
- 3206 Copeland Road, Port Austin MI 48467
Full Service Florist. Fresh cut flowers, arrangements, plants for all occasions. Delivery in Huron County.
Gifts and Seasonal merchandise.
- 834 South Van Dyke Road, Bad Axe MI 48413
A quaint little shop with garden statuary, home décor, “Smittens” (mittens made from up-cycled materials) and unique finds. Estate sales. Chandelier & Special Event RENTALS – call us for suggestions!
Summer hours: Thursday & Friday 11am to 5pm; Saturday 10am to 5pm.
Special arrangements, call Angela 810-796-3731 or Elle 810-441-7702
- 31 Railroad Street, PO 461, Port Austin MI 48467
Full Service Hardware. Fishing & Hunting Licenses. Sporting Needs. Locksmith Service. Camping/RV Supplies. Electrical, Plumbing & Paint Supplies. Open Monday through Saturday 8:30 am to 5:30 pm. Online Shopping.
Lisa’s Loft Gifts upstairs!
- 8735 Lake Street, Port Austin MI 48467
Women’s clothing & accessories
- 73 West Spring St., Port Austin
Gift Shop & Eatery – open year round * Unique Gifts * Sweatshirts * Lottery Tickets * Kodak Photo Kiosk
Breakfast Selections * Lunch * Deli Counter * Ice Cream
- 8687 Lake Street, Port Austin
Housewares * Gifts * Greeting Cards * Jewelry * “Re-Goods” * Seasonal merchandise
Located above Heins Hardware, downtown Port Austin.
- 8735 Lake Street, Port Austin MI 48467
Run by local artists – Great Artwork and Gift ideas!
Pottery * Jewelry * Wooden Bowls * Paintings * Textiles * Photography & More!
- Downtown Port Austin
Huge selection of tee shirts, sweatshirts and other casual clothing items. Toys. Beach items. Gifts & Souvenirs.
- 8699 Lake Street, Port Austin MI 48467
Great selection of Ladies Apparel.
* Sportswear * Sweaters * Jewelry * Purses * Unique Fashion Accessories
Open Daily spring/summer/fall.
When not open – Call for special arrangements anytime: Marnie Schwedler 989-550-8737 or Laura Polega 989-550-7066
The “Bee Barn” is home to Kathleen Donahue’s upholstery business – as well as her “Make a Memory Pillows” collections – Stop by! Custom upholstery, custom pillows & more.
You can also find Kathleen every Saturday at the Port Austin Farmers Market.
- 40 Washington Street, Port Austin MI 48467
Huron Transit Corporation – Thumb Area Transit (TAT) – Bus Service
Providing safe, reliable, efficient and effective transportation throughout Huron County.
Call to make arrangements for pick-up/drop-off, special events.
Toll free: 800-322-1125
Serving Huron County since 1981.
- 1513 Bad Axe Road, Bad Axe MI 48413
Housecleaning, windows, seasonal property checks, and local errand running
Michael and Crissy Barrios, Proprietors
- 6659 Welch Road, Port Austin MI 48467
Owner and Instructor Jane Loegel Kanaski, along with Instructor Mary Ann Tylenda, offer group and individual classes using the Stott Pilates Method.
Pilates Mat * Pilates Reformer * Pilates Stability Chair
Benefits of Stott Pilates: * Flexibility * Coordination * Improved Posture * Increased Core Strength
New Assisted Living facility – beautiful and inviting rooms, common areas and dining.
- 8510 Lake Street, Port Austin
Wedding and Event Rentals – Serving Huron and Sanilac Counties
We feature high quality, pristine condition: Tables * Chairs * Tablecloths * Table Skirting * Tents * Canopies * Globe Lights * Patio Heaters – and more!
Delivery and Setup Available
Great Specialty Coffees, Lattes, Pastries & More!
Free WiFi. Clean Lounge. Business Center available.
2nd Location in Bad Axe at 144 East Huron Avenue.
- 124 East Spring Street, Port Austin MI 48467