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Herron, Michigan

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The location of Herron

Welcome to Herron ...

Herron is located in Alpena County.

The location of Herron has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Herron is 740 feet [226 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Herron lies within the (989) area code.

The ZIP code for Herron: 49744<3>

Communities near Herron ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Alpena   [Map]   9,997   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Bell - Historic   [Map]   ---   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Hillman   [Map]   666   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hubbard Lake   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Lachine   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Leroy   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Herron ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Herron - they are located in Arkansas, Kentucky, Montana, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and Washington.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Herron. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Herron. 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 Herron.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Herron ...

Looking for more information about Herron? 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.

Looking for more information about Herron? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Michigan

About Alpena County

About Michigan

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Alpena County:

The official website for State of Michigan:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Herron - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 Herron). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Herron or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Herron) 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 Herron. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Herron

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Herron. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.0231, Longitude: -83.6469     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Herron have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Herron.

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