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Welcome to Menominee ...

The city of Menominee is located in the central region of Michigan's Upper Peninsula (UP).

Menominee is located in Menominee County<1> and is the County Seat for Menominee County.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Menominee, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1863.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Menominee has a population of 8,033 people<2> (see below for details).

The community of Menominee is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Menominee lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Menominee: (906)

The ZIP code for Menominee: 49858<4>

Websites for Menominee ...

Official Website: www.cityofmenominee.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Menominee had an population of 8,033 people. This is a decrease of 6.58% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.02% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Menominee had a population of 8,599 people (or 35.79% of the total population of Menominee County). This makes Menominee the county's most populous community.

The population of Menominee represents 0.09% of the total population of Michigan (which has 9,883,640 people), making it the state's 105th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,599 people, the population of Menominee decreased 5.83% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 9,131 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Menominee.

Communities Also Named Menominee ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Menominee - they are located in Illinois and Nebraska.

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

Communities near Menominee ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Menominee.

  • Oconto
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oconto
    • Oconto is located in Oconto County (WI)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,575 people
  • Peshtigo
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peshtigo
    • Peshtigo is located in Marinette County (WI)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,326 people
  • Lake
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake
    • Lake is located in Marinette County (WI)
    • Estimated population in 2015: 1,136 people
  • Egg Harbor
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Egg Harbor have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Egg Harbor
    • Egg Harbor is located in Door County (WI)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 202 people
  • Rubys Corner
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rubys Corner
    • Rubys Corner is located in Marinette County (WI)
  • Harmony
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harmony
    • Harmony is located in Marinette County (WI)
  • Carbondale
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carbondale
    • Carbondale is located in Menominee County
  • Wallace
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
  • Fish Creek
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fish Creek
    • Fish Creek is located in Door County (WI)
  • Idlewild
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Idlewild
    • Idlewild is located in Door County (WI)

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 Menominee. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Menominee.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Menominee. 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 Menominee.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Menominee. Our list includes 15 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Menominee.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Menominee ...

Looking for more information about Menominee? 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 Menominee, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Menominee.

Adding Menominee to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Menominee in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Menominee was on a map titled Road Map for Michigan (from Shell Oil, 1956).

We also found Menominee in the book titled .<7> From that list, the Menominee post office opened in 1863.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Menominee.

The official website for Menominee: www.cityofmenominee.org/

The official website for Menominee County: www.menomineecounty.com/

The official website for State of Michigan: https://www.michigan.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Michigan's counties, including Menominee, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Menominee.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Menominee - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 city (such as Menominee). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Menominee or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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