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Welcome to Grant ...

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Grant has a population of 896 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Grant is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Grant lies within the (231) area code.

The ZIP code for Grant: 49327<4>

Websites for Grant ...

Official Website: www.cityofgrantmi.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Grant had an population of 896 people. This is an increase of 0.22% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.7% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Grant had a population of 894 people. This makes Grant the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 894 people, the population of Grant increased 1.48% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 881 people).

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

Communities Also Named Grant ...

While we believe that this Grant is located in Newaygo County, we know of another 3 Michigan communities named Grant. Those communities are located in the following counties: Cheboygan, Delta and Kent County.

Beyond Michigan, there are 53 communities that are also named Grant - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (2), Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (7), Kentucky (3), Louisiana (2), Minnesota (2), Missouri (3), Montana, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Mexico, New York (2), Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee (2), Texas (2), Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Grant ...

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

  • Rockford [Kent County]
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    • Rockford [Kent County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Grant
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,395 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockford have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockford<7>
  • Sparta [Kent County]
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    • Sparta [Kent County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Grant
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,409 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sparta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sparta<7>
  • Coopersville [Ottawa County]
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    • Coopersville [Ottawa County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Grant
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,393 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coopersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coopersville<7>
  • Fremont [Newaygo County]
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    • Fremont [Newaygo County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Grant
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,102 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fremont have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Fremont:
    • Fremont Center
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fremont<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cedar Springs [Kent County]
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      • Cedar Springs [Kent County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Grant
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,743 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cedar Springs<7>
    • Newaygo [Newaygo County]
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      • Newaygo [Newaygo County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Grant
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,099 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newaygo have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newaygo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newaygo<7>
    • Howard City [Montcalm County]
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      • Howard City [Montcalm County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Grant
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,819 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Howard City have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Howard City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Howard City<7>
    • White Cloud [Newaygo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Cloud
      • White Cloud [Newaygo County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Grant
      • 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>
    • Ravenna [Muskegon County]
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      • Ravenna [Muskegon County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Grant
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,276 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ravenna have been provided by the GNIS.<6> 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]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kent City
      • Kent City [Kent County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Grant
      • 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.<6> 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>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grant ...

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

Adding Grant to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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About Newaygo County

About Michigan

The official website for Grant: www.cityofgrantmi.com/

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Grant.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Grant - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Grant). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Grant or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Grant) 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 Grant. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GrantOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grant. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.3351, Longitude: -85.8106    
<6>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.
<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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