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Welcome to Laurium ...
The village of Laurium is located in the western region of Michigan's Upper Peninsula (UP).
The location of Laurium has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Laurium has a population of 1,898 people<3> (see below for details).
The community of Laurium was originally named Calumet.
Laurium is 1,210 feet [369 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Laurium lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Laurium: (906)
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Laurium had an population of 1,898 people. This is a decrease of 4% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.72% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Laurium had a population of 1,977 people (which is 5.4% of the total population of Houghton County). This makes Laurium the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Laurium represents 0.02% of the total population of Michigan (which has 9,883,640 people), making it the state's 254th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,977 people, the population of Laurium decreased 7.01% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,126 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Laurium.
Communities near Laurium ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Laurium.
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 Laurium. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Laurium.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Laurium. 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 Laurium.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Laurium. See our Newspapers Page for Laurium.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Laurium ...
Looking for more information about Laurium? 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 Laurium, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Laurium.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 21 Sep 2020