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Free Soil, Michigan

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Welcome to Free Soil ...

The village of Free Soil is located in Mason County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Free Soil has a population of 146 people<1> (see below for details).

Free Soil is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Free Soil lies within the (231) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Free Soil had a population of 144 people. This makes Free Soil the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 144 people, the population of Free Soil decreased 18.64% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 177 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Free Soil had an population of 146 people. This is an increase of 1.39% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.51% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Free Soil.

Communities near Free Soil ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Free Soil and not the distance if you are going to drive.<3>.

Community   2017
Batcheller - Historic   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Custer   [Map]   286   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Eastlake   [Map]   503   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Elm Flats - Historic   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Fountain   [Map]   196   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Ludington   [Map]   8,061   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Free Soil.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Free Soil. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Free Soil. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Free Soil.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Free Soil:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Free Soil ...

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

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Cities, Towns and Villages of Michigan

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Free Soil.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Free Soil - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 from Point A (ie- Free Soil) 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 Free Soil. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Free Soil

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Free Soil. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.1072, Longitude: -86.2141     [Map].

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