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Welcome to Agate ...

Agate is located in the western region of Michigan's Upper Peninsula (UP).

Agate is located in Ontonagon County<1>.

Agate is 1,190 feet [363 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Note: If you travel south from Agate (for example, toward Phelps (WI)), you will soon leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Agate is located in the (906) area code.

Communities Also Named Agate ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Agate - they are located in British Columbia, Colorado, Georgia, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ontario, Utah and Washington (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Agate.

Communities near Agate ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Agate.

  • Bruce Crossing [Ontonagon County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bruce Crossing have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bruce Crossing
    • Bruce Crossing [Ontonagon County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Agate
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bruce Crossing
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bruce Crossing<5>
  • Kenton [Houghton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kenton
    • Kenton [Houghton County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Agate
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kenton
  • Ewen [Ontonagon County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ewen have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ewen
    • Ewen [Ontonagon County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Agate
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ewen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ewen<5>
  • Watersmeet [Gogebic County]
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    • Rousseau [Ontonagon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rousseau
      • Rousseau [Ontonagon County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Agate
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rousseau
    • Sidnaw [Houghton County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sidnaw have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sidnaw
      • Sidnaw [Houghton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Agate
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sidnaw
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sidnaw<5>
    • Rockland [Ontonagon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockland have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockland
      • Rockland [Ontonagon County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Agate
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockland<5>
    • Mass City [Ontonagon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mass City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mass City
      • Mass City [Ontonagon County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the north of Agate
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mass City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mass City<5>
    • Greenland [Ontonagon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenland have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenland
      • Greenland [Ontonagon County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the north of Agate
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenland<5>
    • Katakitckon Indian Village [Gogebic County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Katakitckon Indian Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Katakitckon Indian Village
      • Katakitckon Indian Village [Gogebic County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<4> to the south of Agate
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Katakitckon Indian Village

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Agate. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Agate.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Agate. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Agate.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Agate. See our Newspapers Page for Agate.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Agate ...

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

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Agate, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Agate.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in Michigan

About Ontonagon County

About Michigan

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Agate. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Michigan: https://www.michigan.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Michigan's counties, including Ontonagon, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Agate - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Agate) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Agate. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.4740, Longitude: -89.0690    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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