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Milan, Michigan
(Washtenaw County)

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Welcome to Milan ...

The city of Milan is primarily located in Washtenaw County. A portion of Milan extends into Monroe County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Milan has a population of 6,014 people<1> (see below for details).

Milan is 700 feet [213 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Milan: (734)

The ZIP code for Milan: 48160<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Milan had a population of 5,836 people. This makes Milan the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Milan represents 0.06% of the total population of Michigan (which has 9,883,640 people), making it the state's 134th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,836 people, the population of Milan increased 22.22% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 4,775 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Milan had an population of 6,014 people. This is an increase of 3.05% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 25.95% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Milan ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2016
Ann Arbor   [Map]   120,782   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Belleville   [Map]   3,853   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Carleton   [Map]   2,344   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Dundee   [Map]   4,002   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Monroe   [Map]   19,986   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Romulus   [Map]   23,281   NE   18 miles [29 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Milan.

Communities Also Named Milan ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 22 communities that are also named Milan - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Quebec, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Milan. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Milan. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Milan. Our list includes 4 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Milan:

Websites for Milan ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Milan ...

Looking for more information about Milan? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Milan, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Milan.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Milan. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Milan.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Milan - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 Milan). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Milan or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance beginning in Milan. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Milan) 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 Milan. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Milan

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Milan. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.0887, Longitude: -83.6819     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Milan have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Milan.