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Golden, Michigan
(Midland County)

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Welcome to Golden ...

Golden is located in Midland County.

Golden is 660 feet [201 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Golden is within the (989) area code.

Communities near Golden ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove it.<2>.

Community   2016<3>
Auburn   [Map]   2,126   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Bay City   [Map]   33,511   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Essexville   [Map]   3,359   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Freeland   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Merrill   [Map]   738   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Midland   [Map]   42,096   W   3 miles [4.8 km]

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

Communities Also Named Golden ...

While we believe that this Golden is located in Midland County, we know of another 3 Michigan communities named Golden. Those communities are located in the following counties: Bay, Dickinson and Menominee County.

Beyond Michigan, there are 32 communities that are also named Golden - they are located in Alaska, British Columbia, Colorado, Florida, Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas (2), Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma (2), Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas (2), Washington and West Virginia (2).

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Golden. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Golden. 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 Golden.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Golden ...

Looking for more information about Golden? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Golden? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Golden, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Golden.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Golden. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Michigan

About Midland County

About Michigan

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Midland County: www.co.midland.mi.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Golden - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from Golden. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Golden) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Golden. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.6100, Longitude: -84.1683     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Golden have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Golden.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Golden.