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Welcome to Brohman ...

Brohman is located in Newaygo County<1>.

We don't have a date for the establishment of Brohman.

The community of Brohman was previously named Dingman. Going back to its beginning, Brohman was originally named Otia. For more information about the names of Brohman, see The Names of Brohman on our Genealogy Page.

Brohman is 960 feet [293 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Brohman: (231)

The ZIP code for Brohman: 49312<3>

Communities near Brohman ...

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

  • Big Rapids [Mecosta County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Rapids
    • Big Rapids [Mecosta County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Brohman
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,408 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Big Rapids have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Rapids
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Big Rapids<6>
  • Fremont [Newaygo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fremont
    • Fremont [Newaygo County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Brohman
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,102 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fremont have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Fremont:
    • Fremont Center
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fremont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fremont<6>
  • Reed City [Osceola County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reed City
    • Reed City [Osceola County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Brohman
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,374 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reed City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reed City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reed City<6>
  • Newaygo [Newaygo County]
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    • Newaygo [Newaygo County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Brohman
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,099 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newaygo have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newaygo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newaygo<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • White Cloud [Newaygo County]
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      • White Cloud [Newaygo County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Brohman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,383 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Cloud
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for White Cloud<6>
    • Hesperia [Oceana County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hesperia
      • Hesperia [Oceana County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Brohman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 936 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hesperia have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hesperia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hesperia<6>
    • Baldwin [Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baldwin
      • Baldwin [Lake County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Brohman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 914 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baldwin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baldwin<6>
    • Walkerville [Oceana County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walkerville
      • Walkerville [Oceana County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Brohman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 266 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walkerville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walkerville<6>
    • Stanwood [Mecosta County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stanwood
      • Stanwood [Mecosta County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Brohman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 213 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stanwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stanwood<6>
    • Bitely [Newaygo County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brohman ...

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

Adding Brohman to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Mentions & References for Brohman

Visit our Community Index for Michigan

About Newaygo County

About Michigan

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

The official website for Newaygo County: www.countyofnewaygo.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 Newaygo, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Brohman - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 Brohman). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Brohman or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Brohman) 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 Brohman. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BrohmanOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brohman. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.6871, Longitude: -85.8156    
<5>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.
<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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