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Welcome to Munger ...

Munger is located in Bay County<1>.

The location of Munger has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Munger is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Munger lies within the (989) area code.

The ZIP code for Munger: 48747<4>

Communities Also Named Munger ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 6 communities that are also named Munger - they are located in Illinois (2), Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri and Texas.

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

Communities near Munger ...

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

  • Saginaw
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saginaw
    • Saginaw lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Munger.
    • 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>
  • Bay City
  • Frankenmuth
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frankenmuth
    • Frankenmuth lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Munger.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,655 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frankenmuth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frankenmuth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frankenmuth<6>
  • Caro
  • Essexville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Essexville
    • Essexville lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Munger.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,244 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Essexville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Essexville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Essexville<6>
  • Vassar
  • Auburn
  • Zilwaukee city
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Zilwaukee city
    • Zilwaukee city lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Munger.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,517 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Zilwaukee city have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zilwaukee city
  • Birch Run
  • Reese
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reese
    • Reese lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Munger.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,366 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reese have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reese
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reese<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 Munger. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Munger.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Munger ...

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

Adding Munger to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Munger 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 that we've found for Munger was the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Munger.

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

The official website for Bay County: www.co.bay.mi.us/

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 Bay, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Munger - 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 community (such as Munger). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Munger 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Munger) 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 Munger. 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 MungerOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Munger. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.5220, Longitude: -83.7733       In this case, the coordinates for Munger have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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