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This Is Best Place to Enjoy the Water in Each State

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21. Massachusetts: Essex County
> Total population: 769,362
> Local body of water: Atlantic Ocean
> Popular recreational water activity: Sailing
> Number of marinas: 46

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22. Michigan: Macomb County
> Total population: 859,703
> Local body of water: Lake St. Clair
> Popular recreational water activity: Bass fishing
> Number of marinas: 22

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23. Minnesota: Washington County
> Total population: 248,745
> Local body of water: White Bear Lake
> Popular recreational water activity: Jet skiing
> Number of marinas: 12

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24. Mississippi: Harrison County
> Total population: 198,570
> Local body of water: Gulf of Mexico
> Popular recreational water activity: Jet skiing
> Number of marinas: 4

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25. Missouri: Camden County
> Total population: 44,152
> Local body of water: Lake of the Ozarks
> Popular recreational water activity: Swimming
> Number of marinas: 14

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