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Welcome to Ishpeming ...
The city of Ishpeming is located in the central region of Michigan's Upper Peninsula (UP).
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Ishpeming has a population of 6,416 people<2> (see below for details).
The community of Ishpeming is 1,410 feet [430 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Ishpeming lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel south from Ishpeming (for example, toward Norway), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).
Ishpeming lies within the (906) area code.
The ZIP code for Ishpeming: 49849<4>
Websites for Ishpeming ...
Official Website: www.ishpemingcity.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ishpeming had an population of 6,416 people. This is a decrease of 0.83% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.04% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Ishpeming had a population of 6,470 people (which is 9.65% of the total population of Marquette County). This makes Ishpeming the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Ishpeming represents 0.07% of the population of Michigan (which has 9,883,640 people), making it the state's 127th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 6,470 people, the population of Ishpeming decreased 3.23% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 6,686 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Ishpeming.
Communities near Ishpeming ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ishpeming.
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 Ishpeming. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ishpeming.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ishpeming. 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 Ishpeming.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ishpeming. Our list includes 16 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Ishpeming.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ishpeming ...
Looking for more information about Ishpeming? 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 Ishpeming, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ishpeming.
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The official website for Ishpeming: www.ishpemingcity.org/
The official website for Marquette County: www.co.marquette.mi.us/
The official website for State of Michigan: https://www.michigan.gov/
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This page was last modified: 21 Sep 2020