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Our Genealogy Helper for Essexville ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool which helps us with planning our trips.
  • We're trying to shape our Gazetteer as a tool to help us understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.
  • On our trips, we try to visit those places where our ancestors left their footprints.

By learning about Essexville (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this our Genealogical Helper for Essexville. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the northwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors and hospitals were in the next county to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the north.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the west contained birth and death records; the county to the north contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Essexville is located in Bay County.

To see how the shape of Michigan's counties have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Bay County: Arenac, Gladwin, Midland, Saginaw & Tuscola.

Below are the counties that are near Essexville. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Essexville:

  • Bay County     (The home county of Essexville)
    • Banks ‑ Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Banks
      • Banks was located less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Essexville.
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Banks. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<2>
      • Banks has also been known as:
      • Bangor
      • Bank City
    • Bay City
    • Wenona Beach ‑ Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wenona Beach
      • Wenona Beach was located 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Essexville.
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Wenona Beach. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<2>
    • Wenona ‑ Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wenona
      • Wenona was located 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Essexville.
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Wenona. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<2>
    • West Bay City
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Bay City
      • West Bay City lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Essexville.
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Bay City have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • West Bay City has also been known as:
      • West Bank City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Bay City
    • Brooks ‑ Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brooks
      • Brooks was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Essexville.
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Brooks. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<2>
    • Salzburg ‑ Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salzburg
      • Salzburg was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Essexville.
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Salzburg. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<2>
    • Kawkawlin
    • Frankenlust
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frankenlust
      • Frankenlust lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Essexville.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frankenlust
    • Brissette Beach
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brissette Beach
      • Brissette Beach lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Essexville.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brissette Beach
    • Munger
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Munger
      • Munger lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Essexville.
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Munger have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Munger
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Munger<3>
    • Amelith
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amelith
      • Amelith lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Essexville.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amelith
    • Linwood
  • Arenac County
    • Saganing
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saganing
      • Saganing lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the north of Essexville.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saganing
    • Whites Beach
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whites Beach
      • Whites Beach lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the north of Essexville.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whites Beach
    • Standish
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Standish
      • Standish lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the north of Essexville.
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,388 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Standish have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Standish
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Standish<3>
    • Omer
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Omer
      • Omer lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the north of Essexville.
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 288 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Omer have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Omer
    • Sterling
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sterling
      • Sterling lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the north of Essexville.
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 498 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sterling have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sterling
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sterling<3>
    • Au Gres
    • Twining
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Twining
      • Twining lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the north of Essexville.
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 168 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Twining have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twining
    • Turner
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Turner
      • Turner lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the north of Essexville.
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 102 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Turner have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Turner
  • Genesee County
    • Farrandville
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farrandville
      • Farrandville lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the south of Essexville.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farrandville
    • Clio
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clio
      • Clio lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the south of Essexville.
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,480 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clio have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clio
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clio<3>
    • Montrose
    • Mount Morris
    • Otisville
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Otisville
      • Otisville lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Essexville.
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 824 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Otisville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Otisville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Otisville<3>
    • Genesee
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Genesee
      • Genesee lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the south of Essexville.
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Genesee have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Genesee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Genesee<3>
    • Flushing
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flushing
      • Flushing lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the south of Essexville.
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,840 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flushing have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flushing
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flushing<3>
  • Gladwin County
    • Rhodes
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rhodes
      • Rhodes lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Essexville.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rhodes
    • Beaverton
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaverton
      • Beaverton lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Essexville.
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,175 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaverton have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaverton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beaverton<3>
    • Gladwin
  • Gratiot County
    • North Wheeler
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Wheeler
      • North Wheeler lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the west of Essexville.
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Wheeler have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Wheeler
    • Breckenridge
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Breckenridge
      • Breckenridge lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Essexville.
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,265 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Breckenridge have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Breckenridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Breckenridge<3>
    • Saint Louis
  • Huron County
    • Sebewaing
    • Bach
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bach
      • Bach lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the east of Essexville.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bach
    • Valley Island
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valley Island
      • Valley Island lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the northeast of Essexville.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valley Island
    • Kilmanagh
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kilmanagh
      • Kilmanagh lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Essexville.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kilmanagh
    • Bay Port
    • Owendale
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Owendale
      • Owendale lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the east of Essexville.
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 221 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Owendale have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Owendale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Owendale<3>
    • Ora Labora
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ora Labora
      • Ora Labora lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Essexville.
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Ora Labora. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<2>
      • Ora Labora has also been known as:
      • Ora et Labora
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ora Labora
    • Pigeon
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pigeon
      • Pigeon lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Essexville.
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,108 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pigeon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pigeon<3>
    • Caseville
    • Elkton
  • Lapeer County
    • Otter Lake
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Otter Lake
      • Otter Lake lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Essexville.
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 377 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Otter Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Otter Lake
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Otter Lake<3>
    • Silverwood
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silverwood
      • Silverwood lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Essexville.
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silverwood have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silverwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Silverwood<3>
    • Columbiaville
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbiaville
      • Columbiaville lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Essexville.
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 764 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Columbiaville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbiaville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbiaville<3>
    • Clifford
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clifford
      • Clifford lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Essexville.
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 323 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clifford have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clifford
  • Midland County
    • Midland
    • Averill
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Averill
      • Averill lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the west of Essexville.
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Averill have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Averill
    • Hope
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hope
      • Hope lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Essexville.
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hope have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hope
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hope<3>
    • Ryan
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ryan
      • Ryan lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the west of Essexville.
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ryan have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ryan
    • Sanford
    • Edenville
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edenville
      • Edenville lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Essexville.
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edenville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edenville
    • Coleman
  • Ogemaw County
    • Prescott
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prescott
      • Prescott lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the north of Essexville.
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 253 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prescott have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prescott
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prescott<3>
    • Skidway Lake
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Skidway Lake
      • Skidway Lake lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the north of Essexville.
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Skidway Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Skidway Lake
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Skidway Lake<3>
  • Saginaw County
    • Melbourne ‑ Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Melbourne
      • Melbourne was located 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Essexville.
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Melbourne. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<2>
    • Zilwaukee city
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Zilwaukee city
      • Zilwaukee city lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Essexville.
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,517 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Zilwaukee city have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zilwaukee city
    • Crow Island ‑ Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crow Island
      • Crow Island was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the south of Essexville.
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crow Island have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Carrollton
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carrollton
      • Carrollton lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the south of Essexville.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrollton
    • Buena Vista
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buena Vista
      • Buena Vista lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the south of Essexville.
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buena Vista have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buena Vista
    • Saginaw
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saginaw
      • Saginaw lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the south of Essexville.
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 47,823 people
      • Former names for Saginaw:
      • East Saginaw
      • Saginaw City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saginaw
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saginaw<3>
    • Reese
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reese
      • Reese lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Essexville.
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,366 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reese have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reese
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reese<3>
    • Blumfield Corners
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blumfield Corners
      • Blumfield Corners lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Essexville.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blumfield Corners
    • Freeland
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Freeland
      • Freeland lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Essexville.
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Freeland have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Freeland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Freeland<3>
    • Dice
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dice
      • Dice lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Essexville.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dice
    • Bridgeport
    • Paines
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paines
      • Paines lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Essexville.
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paines have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paines
    • Shields
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shields
      • Shields lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Essexville.
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shields have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shields
  • Shiawassee County
    • New Lothrop
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Lothrop
      • New Lothrop lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the south of Essexville.
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 548 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Lothrop have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Lothrop
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Lothrop<3>
    • Henderson
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Henderson
      • Henderson lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Essexville.
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Henderson have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Henderson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Henderson<3>
  • Tuscola County
    • Bay Park
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bay Park
      • Bay Park lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the east of Essexville.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bay Park
    • Gilford
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gilford
      • Gilford lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Essexville.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gilford
    • Akron
    • Fairgrove
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairgrove
      • Fairgrove lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the east of Essexville.
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 528 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairgrove have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairgrove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairgrove<3>
    • Richville
    • Unionville
    • Watrousville
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Watrousville
      • Watrousville lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the southeast of Essexville.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Watrousville
    • Tuscola
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tuscola
      • Tuscola lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Essexville.
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tuscola have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tuscola
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tuscola<3>
    • Vassar
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vassar
      • Vassar lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Essexville.
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,536 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vassar
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vassar<3>
    • Wahjamega
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wahjamega
      • Wahjamega lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Essexville.
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wahjamega have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wahjamega
    • Caro
    • Juniata
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Juniata
      • Juniata lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Essexville.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Juniata
    • Millington

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Essexville, see our County-by-County Page for Essexville.

Newspapers Published in the Vicinity of Essexville ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 102 newspapers that have been published in the area around Essexville.

We have organized these newspapers into two lists:

  • A Local Newspaper List - focusing on the papers published in the immediate area of Essexville. There are actually two parts to this list - papers printed in the immediate area of Essexville and those printed in the larger area surrounding Essexville.
  • An Extended Newspaper List - a longer list, sorted by paper name and containing those papers published within 30 miles [48.3 km] of Essexville.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Essexville:

  • Of Special Interest ...
    • The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.
    • At this time (Dec 2022), GenDisasters website is currently offline due to a hacker attack. Hopefully they will be back soon.
    • Stories from Michigan

Cemeteries Near Essexville ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Essexville.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Essexville covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<6>

The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Essexville had a population of 1,545 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service. In 2020, Essexville had a population of 3,244 people.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Essexville, with the one closest to Essexville listed first.

  • Essexville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Essexville
    • Essexville lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Essexville.
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 1,545 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,244 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Essexville had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Essexville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Essexville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Essexville<3>
  • Banks ‑ Historic
    • While Banks was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Banks
    • Banks was located less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Essexville.
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Banks had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Banks. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<2>
    • Banks has also been known as:
    • Bangor
    • Bank City
  • Bay City
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bay City
    • Bay City lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Essexville.
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 27,839 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,435 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Bay City had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bay City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bay City<3>
  • Wenona Beach ‑ Historic
    • While Wenona Beach was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wenona Beach
    • Wenona Beach was located 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Essexville.
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Wenona Beach had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Wenona Beach. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<2>
  • Salzburg ‑ Historic
    • While Salzburg was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salzburg
    • Salzburg was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Essexville.
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Salzburg had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Salzburg. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<2>
  • Brooks ‑ Historic
    • While Brooks was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brooks
    • Brooks was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Essexville.
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Brooks had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Brooks. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<2>
  • Melbourne ‑ Historic
    • While Melbourne was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Melbourne
    • Melbourne was located 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Essexville.
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Melbourne had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Melbourne. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<2>
  • Kawkawlin
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    • Kawkawlin lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Essexville.
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 238 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Kawkawlin had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kawkawlin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kawkawlin<3>
  • Frankenlust
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frankenlust
    • Frankenlust lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Essexville.
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Frankenlust had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frankenlust
  • Munger
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Munger
    • Munger lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Essexville.
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 30 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Munger had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Munger have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Munger
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Munger<3>
  • Quanicassee
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quanicassee
    • Quanicassee lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the east of Essexville.
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 32 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Quanicassee had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quanicassee have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quanicassee
  • Zilwaukee city
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Zilwaukee city
    • Zilwaukee city lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Essexville.
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 1,000 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,517 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Zilwaukee city had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Zilwaukee city have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zilwaukee city
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    • Crow Island ‑ Historic
      • While Crow Island was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crow Island
      • Crow Island was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the south of Essexville.
      • According to the 1895 Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 240 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Crow Island had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crow Island have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Linwood
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      • Linwood lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Essexville.
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 38 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Linwood had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Linwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Linwood<3>
    • Carrollton
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carrollton
      • Carrollton lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the south of Essexville.
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 1,074 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Carrollton had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrollton

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Essexville. See our List of 1890's Communities around Essexville.

The official website for Essexville: www.essexville.org/

The official website for Bay County: www.co.bay.mi.us/

The official website for State of Michigan: https://www.michigan.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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- Essexville) 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 Essexville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from EssexvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Essexville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.6111, Longitude: -83.8436       In this case, the coordinates for Essexville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.
<5>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<6>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Essexville, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.




 

 

 

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