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Welcome to Banat ...

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

Banat is located in Menominee County<1>.

Banat is 790 feet [241 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

The telephone area code for Banat: (906)

Communities near Banat ...

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

  • Stephenson [Menominee County]
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    • Stephenson [Menominee County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Banat
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 818 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stephenson have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stephenson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stephenson<5>
  • Wausaukee [Marinette County]
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    • Wausaukee [Marinette County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Banat
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 552 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wausaukee have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wausaukee
  • Powers [Menominee County]
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    • Powers [Menominee County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Banat
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 403 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Powers have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Powers
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Powers<5>
  • Daggett [Menominee County]
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    • Daggett [Menominee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southeast of Banat
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 242 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Daggett have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Daggett
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Carney [Menominee County]
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      • Carney [Menominee County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Banat
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 181 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carney
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carney<5>
    • Kells [Menominee County]
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      • Kells [Menominee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the south of Banat
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kells have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kells
    • Longrie [Menominee County]
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      • Longrie [Menominee County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the south of Banat
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Longrie
    • Koss [Menominee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Koss
      • Koss [Menominee County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the south of Banat
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Koss
    • Blom [Menominee County]
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      • Blom [Menominee County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the north of Banat
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blom
    • Nadeau [Menominee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nadeau
      • Nadeau [Menominee County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Banat
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nadeau have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nadeau

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Banat ...

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

Adding Banat to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Banat 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 Banat was on a map titled Map of Michigan (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

Mentions & References for Banat

Communities in Michigan

About Menominee County

About Michigan

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

The official website for Menominee County: www.menomineecounty.com/

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 Menominee, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Banat - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Banat) 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 Banat. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BanatOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Banat. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.5181, Longitude: -87.6971    
<4>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.
<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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