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Welcome to Fairgrove ...

The village of Fairgrove is located in Michigan's Thumb.

Fairgrove is located in Tuscola County<1>.

The location of Fairgrove has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Fairgrove has a population of 527 people<3> (see below for details).

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

The community of Fairgrove is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Fairgrove lies within the (989) area code.

The ZIP code for Fairgrove: 48733<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fairgrove had an population of 527 people. This is a decrease of 6.39% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.95% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fairgrove had a population of 563 people. This makes Fairgrove the county's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 563 people, the population of Fairgrove decreased 10.21% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 627 people).

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

Communities Also Named Fairgrove ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Fairgrove - they are located in North Carolina and Virginia.

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

Communities near Fairgrove ...

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

  • Bay City (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bay City
    • Bay City lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Fairgrove and is located in Bay County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,435 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bay City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bay City<7>
  • Frankenmuth (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frankenmuth
    • Frankenmuth lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Fairgrove and is located in Saginaw County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,655 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frankenmuth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frankenmuth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frankenmuth<7>
  • Caro (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caro
    • Caro lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the east of Fairgrove and is located in Tuscola County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,993 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Caro<7>
  • Essexville (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Essexville
    • Essexville lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Fairgrove and is located in Bay County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,244 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Essexville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Essexville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Essexville<7>
  • Vassar (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vassar
    • Vassar lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the south of Fairgrove and is located in Tuscola County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,536 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vassar
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vassar<7>
  • Cass City (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cass City
    • Cass City lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Fairgrove and is located in Tuscola County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,273 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cass City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cass City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cass City<7>
  • Sebewaing (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sebewaing
    • Sebewaing lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Fairgrove and is located in Huron County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,611 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sebewaing
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sebewaing<7>
  • Zilwaukee city (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Zilwaukee city
    • Zilwaukee city lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Fairgrove and is located in Saginaw County
    • 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.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zilwaukee city
  • Reese (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reese
    • Reese lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Fairgrove and is located in Saginaw County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,366 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reese have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reese
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reese<7>
  • Millington (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millington
    • Millington lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Fairgrove and is located in Tuscola County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,009 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millington<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fairgrove ...

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

Adding Fairgrove to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Fairgrove on a map titled Rand McNally Rand McNally Map of Michigan (1911).

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Fairgrove

Communities in Michigan

About Tuscola County

About Michigan

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

The official website for Tuscola County: www.tuscolacounty.org/

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 Tuscola, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fairgrove.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fairgrove - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 village (such as Fairgrove). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Fairgrove or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fairgrove) 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 Fairgrove. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FairgroveOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fairgrove. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.5245, Longitude: -83.5434       In this case, the coordinates for Fairgrove have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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