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Welcome to Marquette ...
The city of Marquette is located in the central region of Michigan's Upper Peninsula (UP).
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Marquette has a population of 20,995 people<2> (see below for details).
The community of Marquette was established in 1849.
Marquette is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Marquette lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel south from Marquette (for example, toward Powers), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).
Marquette is located in the (906) area code.
The ZIP code for Marquette: 49855<4>
Websites for Marquette ...
Official Website: www.mqtcty.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Marquette had an population of 20,995 people. This is a decrease of 1.69% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.79% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Marquette had a population of 21,355 people (which is 31.84% of the total population of Marquette County). This makes Marquette the county's most populous community.
The population of Marquette represents 0.22% of the total population of Michigan (which has 9,883,640 people), making it the state's 51st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 21,355 people, the population of Marquette increased 8.62% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 19,661 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Marquette.
Communities Also Named Marquette ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Marquette - they are located in Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Manitoba, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, Quebec, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Marquette.
Communities near Marquette ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Marquette.
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 Marquette. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Marquette.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Marquette. 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 Marquette.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Marquette. Our list includes 27 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Marquette.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Marquette ...
Looking for more information about Marquette? 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 Marquette, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Marquette.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Marquette: www.mqtcty.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