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Welcome to Durand ...

The city of Durand is located in Shiawassee County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Durand, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1876.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Durand has a population of 3,292 people<2> (see below for details).

Durand is 790 feet [241 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Durand is within the boundaries of the (989) area code.

The ZIP code for Durand: 48429<4>

Websites for Durand ...

Official Website: www.durandmi.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Durand had an population of 3,292 people. This is a decrease of 4.47% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 16.3% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Durand had a population of 3,446 people. This makes Durand the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Durand represents 0.03% of the population of Michigan (which has 9,883,640 people), making it the state's 190th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,446 people, the population of Durand decreased 12.38% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,933 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Durand.

Communities Also Named Durand ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 6 communities that are also named Durand - they are located in Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Ohio, Virginia and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Durand.

Communities near Durand ...

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

  • Flint
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flint
    • Flint is located in Genesee County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 94,968 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flint <5>
  • Burton
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
  • Owosso
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Owosso
    • Owosso is located in Shiawassee County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,338 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Owosso <5>
  • Fenton
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fenton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fenton
    • Fenton is located in Genesee County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,374 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fenton <5>
  • Flushing
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flushing have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flushing
    • Flushing is located in Genesee County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,840 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flushing <5>
  • Grand Blanc
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
  • Holly
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holly
    • Holly is located in Oakland County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,079 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Holly <5>
  • Swartz Creek
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Swartz Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Swartz Creek
    • Swartz Creek is located in Genesee County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,491 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Swartz Creek <5>
  • Linden
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Linden have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Linden
    • Linden is located in Genesee County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,954 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Linden <5>
  • Corunna
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corunna have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corunna
    • Corunna is located in Shiawassee County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,320 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Corunna <5>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Durand. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Durand.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Durand ...

Looking for more information about Durand? 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 Durand, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Durand.

Adding Durand to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Durand in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Durand was on a map titled Road Map for Michigan (from Shell Oil, 1956).

We also found Durand in the book titled .<7> From that list, the Durand post office opened in 1876.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Durand.

The official website for Durand: www.durandmi.com/

The official website for Shiawassee County: www.shiawassee.net/

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 Shiawassee, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Durand.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Durand - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 city (such as Durand). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Durand or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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