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Welcome to Minden City ...

The village of Minden City is located in Michigan's Thumb.

Minden City is located in Sanilac County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Minden City has a population of 185 people<2> (see below for details).

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

The community of Minden City is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Minden City is within the boundaries of the (989) area code.

The ZIP code for Minden City: 48456<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Minden City had an population of 185 people. This is a decrease of 6.09% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 23.55% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Minden City had a population of 197 people. This makes Minden City the county's 11th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 197 people, the population of Minden City decreased 18.6% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 242 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Minden City.

Communities near Minden City ...

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

  • Bad Axe [Huron County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bad Axe
    • Bad Axe [Huron County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Minden City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,889 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bad Axe have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bad Axe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bad Axe<7>
  • Sandusky [Sanilac County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandusky
    • Sandusky [Sanilac County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Minden City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,494 people
    • Former name for Sandusky:
    • Sanilac Centre
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandusky
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sandusky<7>
  • Harbor Beach [Huron County]
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    • Harbor Beach [Huron County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Minden City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,570 people
    • Former name for Harbor Beach:
    • Sand Beach
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harbor Beach
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harbor Beach<7>
  • Ubly [Huron County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ubly
    • Ubly [Huron County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Minden City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 777 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ubly
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ubly<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Deckerville [Sanilac County]
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      • Deckerville [Sanilac County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Minden City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 775 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deckerville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deckerville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Deckerville<7>
    • Carsonville [Sanilac County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carsonville
      • Carsonville [Sanilac County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Minden City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 488 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carsonville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carsonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carsonville<7>
    • Port Hope [Huron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Hope
      • Port Hope [Huron County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Minden City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 248 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Hope
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Hope<7>
    • Forestville [Sanilac County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forestville
      • Forestville [Sanilac County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Minden City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 126 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forestville
    • Palms [Sanilac County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palms
      • Palms [Sanilac County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Minden City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palms
    • Tyre [Sanilac County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tyre
      • Tyre [Sanilac County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Minden City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tyre

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Minden City ...

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

Adding Minden City to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Minden City 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 Minden City was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Michigan

About Sanilac County

About Michigan

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Sanilac County: www.sanilaccounty.net/

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 Sanilac, 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 Minden City.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Minden City - 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 Minden City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Minden City 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 '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- Minden City) 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 Minden City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Minden CityOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Minden City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.6716, Longitude: -82.7732    
<6>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.
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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