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Black River, Michigan
Welcome to Black River ...
A typical abbreviation for Black River: Black Riv.
Black River was established in 1849.
Black River is 580 feet [177 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Black River lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Black River: (989)
The ZIP code for Black River: 48721<3>
Adding Black River to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Black River in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Black River elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Black River on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Black River ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Michigan communities named Black River: This one is located in Alcona County and the other is located in Allegan County.
Beyond Michigan, there are 18 communities that are also named Black River - they are located in Louisiana (2), Manitoba, Maryland, Minnesota, New Brunswick (3), New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia (3), Ontario, Washington and Wisconsin (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Black River.
Communities near Black River ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Black River.
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 Black River. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Black River.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Black River. 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 Black River.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Black River. See our Newspapers Page for Black River.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Black River ...
Looking for more information about Black River? 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 Black River, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Black River.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Black River. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for State of Michigan: https://www.michigan.gov/
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This page was last modified: 03 May 2021