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Grosse Ile, Michigan

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Welcome to Grosse Ile ...

Grosse Ile is located in Wayne County.

Grosse Ile is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Grosse Ile lies within the (734) area code.

The ZIP code for Grosse Ile: 48138<2>

Communities near Grosse Ile ...

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   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Dearborn Heights   [Map]   55,761   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Dearborn   [Map]   94,444   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Detroit   [Map]   672,795   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lincoln Park   [Map]   36,720   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Southgate   [Map]   29,085   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Grosse Ile ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Grosse Ile - they are located in and Quebec (3).

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

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 Grosse Ile. 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 Grosse Ile. 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 Grosse Ile.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grosse Ile ...

Looking for more information about Grosse Ile? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Grosse Ile, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Grosse Ile.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning 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) Grosse Ile. 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.

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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.

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Footnotes ...

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

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<2>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 community (such as Grosse Ile). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Grosse Ile or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that stretches from Grosse Ile. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Grosse Ile) 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 Grosse Ile. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Grosse Ile

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grosse Ile. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.1292, Longitude: -83.1444     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Grosse Ile have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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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 Grosse Ile.

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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 Grosse Ile.