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Algonac, Michigan

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Welcome to Algonac ...

The city of Algonac is located in Saint Clair County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Algonac has a population of 4,055 people<1> (see below for details).

Algonac is 580 feet [177 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Algonac lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Algonac is located in the (810) area code.

The ZIP code for Algonac: 48001<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Algonac had a population of 4,110 people. This makes Algonac the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Algonac represents 0.04% of the population of Michigan (which has 9,883,640 people), making it the state's 166th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,110 people, the population of Algonac decreased 10.9% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 4,613 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Algonac had an population of 4,055 people. This is a decrease of 1.34% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.1% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Algonac.

Communities near Algonac ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2015
Marine City   [Map]   4,143   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Mount Clemens   [Map]   16,400   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
New Baltimore   [Map]   12,354   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
New Haven   [Map]   4,694   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Perch Point   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Richmond   [Map]   5,864   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Algonac.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Algonac. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Algonac. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Algonac.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Algonac:

Websites for Algonac ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Algonac ...

Looking for more information about Algonac? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Algonac, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Algonac.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Algonac. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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About Saint Clair County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Algonac:

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Algonac.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Algonac - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Algonac). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Algonac or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Algonac. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Algonac) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Algonac. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Algonac

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Algonac. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.6223, Longitude: -82.5346     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Algonac have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Algonac.


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