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Harbor Beach, Michigan
Welcome to Harbor Beach ...
The city of Harbor Beach is located in Michigan's Thumb.
A typical abbreviation for Harbor Beach: Harbor Bch.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Harbor Beach has a population of 1,584 people<2> (see below for details).
While we don't have a date for the establishment of Harbor Beach, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated circa 1910.
The city of Harbor Beach was previously named Sand Beach. Going back to its beginning, The community of Harbor Beach was originally named Barnettsville. For more information about the names of Harbor Beach, see The Names of Harbor Beach on our Genealogy Page.
Harbor Beach is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Harbor Beach lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Harbor Beach: (989)
The ZIP code for Harbor Beach: 48441<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Harbor Beach had an population of 1,584 people. This is a decrease of 6.99% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.77% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Harbor Beach had a population of 1,703 people (or 5.14% of the total population of Huron County). This makes Harbor Beach the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Harbor Beach represents 0.02% of the population of Michigan (which has 9,883,640 people), making it the state's 278th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,703 people, the population of Harbor Beach decreased 7.29% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,837 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Harbor Beach.
Communities Also Named Harbor Beach ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Harbor Beach - they are located in Florida and Massachusetts.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Harbor Beach.
Communities near Harbor Beach ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Harbor Beach.
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 Harbor Beach. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Harbor Beach.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Harbor Beach. 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 Harbor Beach.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Harbor Beach. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Harbor Beach.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Harbor Beach ...
Looking for more information about Harbor Beach? 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 Harbor Beach, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Harbor Beach.
Adding Harbor Beach to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Harbor Beach 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 Harbor Beach was on a map titled Map of Michigan (from Rand McNally, 1911).
We also found Harbor Beach on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Michigan (1956).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Harbor Beach on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for State of Michigan: https://www.michigan.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022