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Welcome to Anvil ...

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

Anvil is located in Gogebic County<1>.

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

Anvil is 1,600 feet [488 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Anvil lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you leave Anvil and travel east, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Anvil is located in the (906) area code.

Communities Also Named Anvil ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Anvil - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia, Mississippi and Ohio.

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

Communities near Anvil ...

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

  • Ironwood [Gogebic County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ironwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ironwood
    • Ironwood [Gogebic County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Anvil
    • Estimated population in 2018: 4,936 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ironwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ironwood<5>
  • Wakefield [Gogebic County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wakefield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wakefield
    • Wakefield [Gogebic County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Anvil
    • Estimated population in 2018: 1,690 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wakefield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wakefield<5>
  • Hurley [Iron County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hurley
    • Hurley [Iron County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Anvil
    • Estimated population in 2018: 1,438 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hurley
  • Montreal [Iron County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montreal
    • Montreal [Iron County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Anvil
    • Estimated population in 2018: 757 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montreal
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Kimball [Iron County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kimball have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kimball
      • Kimball [Iron County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Anvil
      • Estimated population in 2018: 491 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kimball
    • Winchester [Vilas County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winchester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winchester
      • Winchester [Vilas County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Anvil
      • Estimated population in 2018: 396 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winchester
    • Saxon [Iron County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saxon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saxon
      • Saxon [Iron County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Anvil
      • Estimated population in 2018: 315 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saxon
    • Oma [Iron County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oma
      • Oma [Iron County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Anvil
      • Estimated population in 2018: 282 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oma
    • Carey [Iron County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carey
      • Carey [Iron County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Anvil
      • Estimated population in 2018: 159 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carey
    • Pence [Iron County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pence
      • Pence [Iron County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Anvil
      • Estimated population in 2018: 158 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pence

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Anvil ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Michigan

About Gogebic County

About Michigan

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Anvil. 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 Gogebic, 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 Anvil - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Anvil) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Anvil. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.4702, Longitude: -90.0185       In this case, the coordinates for Anvil 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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