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Welcome to Dollar Bay ...

Dollar Bay is located in the western region of Michigan's Upper Peninsula (UP).

Dollar Bay is located in Houghton County.

Dollar Bay is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

The telephone area code for Dollar Bay: (906)

The ZIP code for Dollar Bay: 49922<2>

Communities near Dollar Bay ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Dollar Bay and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2016<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Ahmeek   [Map]   148   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Atlantic Mine   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Calumet   [Map]   706   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Copper City   [Map]   187   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Dodgeville   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Hancock   [Map]   4,586   W   4 miles [6.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Dollar Bay.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Dollar Bay. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Dollar Bay. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Dollar Bay.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Dollar Bay:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dollar Bay ...

Looking for more information about Dollar Bay? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Dollar Bay, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Dollar Bay.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Dollar Bay. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
  Libraries
Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dollar Bay - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>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 Dollar Bay). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Dollar Bay or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in Dollar Bay. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Dollar Bay) 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 Dollar Bay. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Dollar Bay

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dollar Bay. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.1198, Longitude: -88.5023     [Map].

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Dollar Bay.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Dollar Bay.