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Welcome to Algansee ...

Algansee is located in Branch County<1>.

The location of Algansee has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Algansee is 1,040 feet [317 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Algansee lies within the (517) area code.

Websites for Algansee ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.branch-county.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Algansee, the following might be of interest:

Communities near Algansee ...

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

  • Coldwater (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coldwater
    • Coldwater lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Algansee and is located in Branch County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,090 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coldwater
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coldwater<5>
  • Angola (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Angola
    • Angola lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Algansee and is located in Steuben County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,827 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Angola have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Angola
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Angola<5>
  • Hillsdale (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
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    • Hillsdale lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Algansee and is located in Hillsdale County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,099 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillsdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsdale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hillsdale<5>
  • Bronson (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
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    • Bronson lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Algansee and is located in Branch County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,298 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bronson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bronson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bronson<5>
  • Jonesville (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
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    • Jonesville lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Algansee and is located in Hillsdale County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,206 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jonesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jonesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jonesville<5>
  • Fremont (7 miles [11.3 km] to the south)
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    • Fremont lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Algansee and is located in Steuben County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,205 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fremont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fremont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fremont<5>
  • Quincy (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quincy
    • Quincy lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Algansee and is located in Branch County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,617 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quincy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Quincy<5>
  • Pioneer (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
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    • Pioneer lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Algansee and is located in Williams County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,396 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pioneer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pioneer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pioneer<5>
  • Litchfield (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Litchfield
    • Litchfield lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Algansee and is located in Hillsdale County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,328 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Litchfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Litchfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Litchfield<5>
  • Reading (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reading
    • Reading lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of Algansee and is located in Hillsdale County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,042 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reading have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reading
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reading<5>

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 Algansee. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Algansee.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Algansee. 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 Algansee.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Algansee ...

Looking for more information about Algansee? 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 Algansee, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Algansee.

Adding Algansee to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Algansee in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Algansee was in the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).

We also found Algansee in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Algansee on our Genealogy Page.

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About Branch County

About Michigan

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

The official website for Branch County: www.co.branch.mi.us/

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 Branch, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Algansee - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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- Algansee) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Algansee. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.8325, Longitude: -84.8808       In this case, the coordinates for Algansee have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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