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Welcome to Askel ...

Askel is located in Houghton County<1>.

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

Askel is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel south from Askel (for example, toward Mineral Hills), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The telephone area code for Askel: (906)

Communities near Askel ...

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

  • Houghton [Houghton County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Houghton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Houghton
    • Houghton [Houghton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Askel
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,754 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Houghton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Houghton<5>
  • Hancock [Houghton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hancock
    • Hancock [Houghton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Askel
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,506 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hancock
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hancock<5>
  • Baraga [Baraga County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baraga have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baraga
    • Baraga [Baraga County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Askel
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,946 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baraga
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baraga<5>
  • L'Anse [Baraga County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for L'Anse have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for L'Anse
    • L'Anse [Baraga County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Askel
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,842 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on L'Anse
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for L'Anse<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • South Range [Houghton County]
    • Keweenaw Bay [Baraga County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Keweenaw Bay have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Keweenaw Bay
      • Keweenaw Bay [Baraga County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Askel
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Keweenaw Bay
    • Bear Town [Baraga County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bear Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bear Town
      • Bear Town [Baraga County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Askel
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bear Town
    • Pelkie [Baraga County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pelkie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pelkie
      • Pelkie [Baraga County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Askel
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pelkie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pelkie<5>
    • Pequaming [Baraga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pequaming
      • Pequaming [Baraga County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Askel
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pequaming
    • Portage Entry [Houghton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portage Entry
      • Portage Entry [Houghton County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Askel
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portage Entry

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Askel ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Michigan

About Houghton County

About Michigan

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Askel. 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 Houghton, 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 Askel - 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- Askel) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Askel. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.8956, Longitude: -88.5778       In this case, the coordinates for Askel 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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