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Welcome to Frankenmuth ...

The city of Frankenmuth is located in Saginaw County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Frankenmuth has a population of 5,529 people<3> (see below for details).

Frankenmuth was established in 1845.

The community of Frankenmuth is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Frankenmuth is located in the (989) area code.

The ZIP codes for Frankenmuth: 48734, 48787<5>

Websites for Frankenmuth ...

Official Website:   www.frankenmuthcity.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Frankenmuth had an population of 5,529 people. This is an increase of 11.83% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.28% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Frankenmuth had a population of 4,944 people. This makes Frankenmuth the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Frankenmuth represents 0.05% of the total population of Michigan (which has 9,883,640 people), making it the state's 150th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,944 people, the population of Frankenmuth increased 2.19% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,838 people).

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

Communities near Frankenmuth ...

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

  • Saginaw [Saginaw County]
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    • Saginaw [Saginaw County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Frankenmuth
    • 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<7>
  • Bay City [Bay County]
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    • Bay City [Bay County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Frankenmuth
    • 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>
  • Flushing [Genesee County]
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    • Flushing [Genesee County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Frankenmuth
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,840 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flushing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flushing
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flushing<7>
  • Mount Morris [Genesee County]
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    • Mount Morris [Genesee County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Frankenmuth
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,823 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Morris
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Morris<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Vassar [Tuscola County]
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      • Vassar [Tuscola County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the east of Frankenmuth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,536 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vassar<7>
    • Clio [Genesee County]
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      • Clio [Genesee County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the south of Frankenmuth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,480 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clio have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clio
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clio<7>
    • Montrose [Genesee County]
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      • Montrose [Genesee County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Frankenmuth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,538 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montrose
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montrose<7>
    • Zilwaukee city [Saginaw County]
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      • Zilwaukee city [Saginaw County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Frankenmuth
      • 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
    • Birch Run [Saginaw County]
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      • Birch Run [Saginaw County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Frankenmuth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,469 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Birch Run
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Birch Run<7>
    • Reese [Saginaw County]
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      • Reese [Saginaw County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the north of Frankenmuth
      • 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>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Frankenmuth ...

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

Adding Frankenmuth to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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About Saginaw County

About Michigan

The official website for Frankenmuth: www.frankenmuthcity.com/

The official website for Saginaw County: www.saginawcounty.com/

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 Saginaw, 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 Frankenmuth.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Frankenmuth - 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 city (such as Frankenmuth). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Frankenmuth 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Frankenmuth) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Frankenmuth. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FrankenmuthOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Frankenmuth. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.3306, Longitude: -83.7402       In this case, the coordinates for Frankenmuth 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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