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Bad Axe, Michigan
Welcome to Bad Axe ...
The city of Bad Axe is located in Michigan's Thumb.
The location of Bad Axe has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Bad Axe has a population of 2,913 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Bad Axe.
The community of Bad Axe is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Bad Axe lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Bad Axe is located in the (989) area code.
The ZIP code for Bad Axe: 48413<5>
Websites for Bad Axe ...
Official Website: www.cityofbadaxe.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bad Axe had an population of 2,913 people. This is a decrease of 6.9% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.86% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Bad Axe had a population of 3,129 people (which is 9.45% of the total population of Huron County). This makes Bad Axe the county's most populous community.
The population of Bad Axe represents 0.03% of the total population of Michigan (which has 9,883,640 people), making it the state's 196th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,129 people, the population of Bad Axe decreased 9.62% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,462 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Bad Axe.
Communities near Bad Axe ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bad Axe.
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 Bad Axe. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bad Axe.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bad Axe. 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 Bad Axe.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bad Axe. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Bad Axe.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bad Axe ...
Looking for more information about Bad Axe? 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 Bad Axe, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bad Axe.
Adding Bad Axe to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Bad Axe 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 Bad Axe was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Bad Axe on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Michigan (1956).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Bad Axe on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Bad Axe: www.cityofbadaxe.com/
The official website for State of Michigan: https://www.michigan.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022