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Grafton, Michigan

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Welcome to Grafton ...

So far, we have found very little information about Grafton. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Grafton to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Grafton, please Contact Us.

Grafton would have been located within present day Monroe County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Grafton is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: The area where Grafton was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Grafton once stood is in the (734) area code.

Communities near Grafton ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.

Community   2016<4>
Allen Park   [Map]   27,214   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Inkster   [Map]   24,462   N   18 miles [29 km]
Lincoln Park   [Map]   36,720   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Romulus   [Map]   23,281   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Southgate   [Map]   29,085   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Taylor   [Map]   61,177   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Grafton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 31 communities that are also named Grafton - they are located in Alabama, California, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Montana, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario (3), Pennsylvania (2), Utah, Vermont, Virginia (2), West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

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 Grafton. 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 Grafton. 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 Grafton.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Grafton no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. 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
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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Grafton, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Grafton - 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 beginning in Grafton. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Grafton) 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 Grafton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Grafton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grafton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.0357, Longitude: -83.3889     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Grafton have been estimated.

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Grafton.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Grafton.