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Welcome to Merrill ...

The village of Merrill is located in Saginaw County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Merrill has a population of 723 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Merrill.

Merrill is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Merrill: (989)

The ZIP code for Merrill: 48637<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Merrill had an population of 723 people. This is a decrease of 7.07% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.54% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Merrill had a population of 778 people. This makes Merrill the county's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 778 people, the population of Merrill has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 782 people).

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

Communities Also Named Merrill ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Merrill - they are located in California, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Mississippi, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Merrill ...

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

  • Saginaw [Saginaw County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saginaw
    • Saginaw [Saginaw County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Merrill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 47,823 people
    • Former names for Saginaw:
    • East Saginaw
    • Saginaw City
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saginaw
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saginaw<6>
  • Midland [Midland County]
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    • Midland [Midland County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Merrill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,769 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Midland<6>
  • Alma [Gratiot County]
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    • Alma [Gratiot County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Merrill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,807 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alma have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alma
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alma<6>
  • Saint Louis [Gratiot County]
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    • Saint Louis [Gratiot County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Merrill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,086 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Louis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Louis<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ithaca [Gratiot County]
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      • Ithaca [Gratiot County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Merrill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,744 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ithaca have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ithaca
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ithaca<6>
    • Chesaning [Saginaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chesaning
      • Chesaning [Saginaw County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Merrill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,221 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesaning
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chesaning<6>
    • Auburn [Bay County]
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      • Auburn [Bay County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Merrill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,069 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Auburn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Auburn<6>
    • Saint Charles [Saginaw County]
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      • Saint Charles [Saginaw County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Merrill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,886 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Charles have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Charles
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Charles<6>
    • Shepherd [Isabella County]
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      • Shepherd [Isabella County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Merrill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,490 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shepherd
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shepherd<6>
    • Breckenridge [Gratiot County]
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      • Breckenridge [Gratiot County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Merrill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,265 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Breckenridge have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Breckenridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Breckenridge<6>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Merrill. See our Newspapers Page for Merrill.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Merrill ...

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

Adding Merrill to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Merrill was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Merrill on a map titled Rand McNally Rand McNally Map of Michigan (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Merrill on our Genealogy Page.

Cities, Towns and Villages of Michigan

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

The official website for Saginaw County: www.saginawcounty.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 Saginaw, 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 Merrill.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Merrill - 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 village (such as Merrill). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Merrill or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Merrill) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Merrill. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MerrillOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Merrill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.4100, Longitude: -84.3303    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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