A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Escanaba ...
The city of Escanaba is located in the central region of Michigan's Upper Peninsula (UP).
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Escanaba has a population of 12,160 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Escanaba.
The community of Escanaba is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Escanaba lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel west from Escanaba (for example, toward Powers), you will soon leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).
Escanaba is located in the (906) area code.
The ZIP code for Escanaba: 49829<4>
Websites for Escanaba ...
Official Website: www.escanaba.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Escanaba had an population of 12,160 people. This is a decrease of 3.61% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.46% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Escanaba had a population of 12,616 people (which is 34.03% of the total population of Delta County). This makes Escanaba the county's most populous community.
The population of Escanaba represents 0.13% of the total population of Michigan (which has 9,883,640 people), making it the state's 72nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 12,616 people, the population of Escanaba decreased 3.99% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 13,140 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Escanaba.
Adding Escanaba 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 Escanaba 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 Escanaba 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 Escanaba on our Genealogy Page.
Communities near Escanaba ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Escanaba.
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 Escanaba. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Escanaba.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Escanaba. 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 Escanaba.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Escanaba. Our list includes 14 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Escanaba.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Escanaba ...
Looking for more information about Escanaba? 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 Escanaba, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Escanaba.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Escanaba: www.escanaba.org/
The official website for Delta County: www.deltacountymi.org/
The official website for State of Michigan: https://www.michigan.gov/
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This page was last modified: 13 Apr 2021