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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 Eagle River (WI)), you will soon leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Agate is within the boundaries of 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.

  • Paynesville (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paynesville
    • Paynesville lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Agate and is located in Ontonagon County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paynesville
  • Bruce Crossing (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest)
  • Paulding (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
  • Kenton (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kenton
    • Kenton lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the east of Agate and is located in Houghton County
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  • Ewen (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ewen
    • Ewen lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Agate and is located in Ontonagon County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ewen have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ewen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ewen<4>
  • Fuller (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
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    • Fuller lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the south of Agate and is located in Gogebic County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fuller have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fuller
  • Watersmeet (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
  • Rousseau (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rousseau
    • Rousseau lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the north of Agate and is located in Ontonagon County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rousseau
  • Sidnaw (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sidnaw
    • Sidnaw lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the east of Agate and is located in Houghton County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sidnaw have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sidnaw
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sidnaw<4>
  • Rockland (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockland
    • Rockland lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the north of Agate and is located in Ontonagon County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockland have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockland<4>

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.

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

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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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AgateOur 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    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.




 

 

 

 

 


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