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Welcome to Fremont ...

The city of Fremont is located in Newaygo County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Fremont has a population of 4,081 people<3> (see below for details).

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

The city of Fremont was previously named Fremont Center. Going back to its beginning, Fremont was originally named Elm Corners. For more information about the names of Fremont, see The Names of Fremont on our Genealogy Page.

The community of Fremont is 780 feet [238 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Fremont lies within the (231) area code.

The ZIP codes for Fremont: 49412-49413<5>

Websites for Fremont ...

Official Website:   www.cityoffremont.net/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.fremontcommerce.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fremont had an population of 4,081 people (or a decrease of 3.39% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fremont had a population of 4,081 people (which is 8.42% of the total population of Newaygo County). This makes Fremont the county's most populous community.

The population of Fremont represents 0.04% of the population of Michigan (which has 9,883,640 people), making it the state's 167th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,081 people, the population of Fremont decreased 3.39% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,224 people).

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

Communities Also Named Fremont ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 30 communities that are also named Fremont - they are located in Alabama, California (3), Colorado (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (6), Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York (2), North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Fremont ...

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

  • Whitehall [Muskegon County]
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    • Whitehall [Muskegon County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Fremont
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,863 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitehall
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitehall<7>
  • Newaygo [Newaygo County]
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    • Newaygo [Newaygo County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the east of Fremont
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,099 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newaygo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newaygo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newaygo<7>
  • White Cloud [Newaygo County]
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    • White Cloud [Newaygo County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Fremont
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,383 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Cloud
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for White Cloud<7>
  • Lakewood Club [Muskegon County]
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    • Lakewood Club [Muskegon County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Fremont
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,292 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakewood Club have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakewood Club
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ravenna [Muskegon County]
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      • Ravenna [Muskegon County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Fremont
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,276 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ravenna have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ravenna
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ravenna<7>
    • Kent City [Kent County]
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      • Kent City [Kent County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Fremont
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,212 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kent City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kent City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kent City<7>
    • Hesperia [Oceana County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hesperia
      • Hesperia [Oceana County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Fremont
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 936 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hesperia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hesperia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hesperia<7>
    • Grant [Newaygo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grant
      • Grant [Newaygo County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Fremont
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 900 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grant
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grant<7>
    • Casnovia [Kent County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Casnovia
      • Casnovia [Kent County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Fremont
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 320 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Casnovia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Casnovia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Casnovia<7>
    • Walkerville [Oceana County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walkerville
      • Walkerville [Oceana County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Fremont
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 266 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walkerville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walkerville<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 Fremont. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Fremont.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Fremont. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Fremont.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fremont ...

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

Adding Fremont to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

The Communities of Michigan

About Newaygo County

About Michigan

The official website for Fremont: www.cityoffremont.net/

The official website for Newaygo County: www.countyofnewaygo.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 Newaygo, 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 Fremont.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fremont - 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 Fremont). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Fremont or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Fremont includes: 49412 & 49413.
<6>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- Fremont) 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 Fremont. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FremontOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fremont. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.4614, Longitude: -85.9523       In this case, the coordinates for Fremont 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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