Originally called Shoal Point, the town's growth began in 1891 when financiers from Minnesota bought a site for real estate, rail and port development. Today, it is a pleasant residential area and a major industrial and port facilities site. It also is the location of the College of the Mainland.
Recreational opportunities include boating, fishing, swimming, picnicking, municipal golf course and all-weather municipal shooting range.
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