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Welcome to Au Train ...

Au Train is located in the central region of Michigan's Upper Peninsula (UP).

Au Train is located in Alger County<1>.

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

Au Train was established in 1881.

Au Train is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel south from Au Train, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Au Train is located in the (906) area code.

The ZIP code for Au Train: 49806<4>

Adding Au Train to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Au Train 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 Au Train was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Au Train on a map titled Rand McNally Rand McNally Map of Michigan (1911).

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

Communities near Au Train ...

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

  • Munising [Alger County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Munising
    • Munising [Alger County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Au Train
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,203 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Munising
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Munising<6>
  • Chatham [Alger County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chatham
    • Chatham [Alger County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Au Train
    • Estimated population in 2019: 205 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chatham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chatham
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chatham<6>
  • Slapneck [Alger County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Slapneck
    • Slapneck [Alger County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Au Train
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Slapneck have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Eben Junction [Alger County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eben Junction
    • Eben Junction [Alger County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Au Train
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eben Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eben Junction
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eben Junction<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Onota [Alger County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Onota
      • Onota [Alger County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Au Train
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Onota have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Onota
    • Deerton [Alger County]
    • Rumely [Alger County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rumely
      • Rumely [Alger County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Au Train
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rumely
    • Wetmore [Alger County]
    • Indian Town [Alger County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indian Town
      • Indian Town [Alger County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Au Train
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Indian Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indian Town
    • Traunik [Alger County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Traunik
      • Traunik [Alger County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Au Train
      • Former names for Traunik:
      • Buckeye Landing
      • Buckeye Spur
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Traunik
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Traunik<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Au Train ...

Looking for more information about Au Train? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Au Train, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Au Train.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Alger County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Au Train. 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 Alger, 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 Au Train - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Au Train). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Au Train or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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- Au Train) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Au Train. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Au TrainOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Au Train. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.4302, Longitude: -86.8368       In this case, the coordinates for Au Train have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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