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Welcome to Oil City ...

Oil City is located in Midland County<1>.

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

Oil City is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Oil City is within the (989) area code.

Communities Also Named Oil City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Oil City - they are located in Alberta, California, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Texas, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Oil City ...

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

  • Midland [Midland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Midland
    • Midland [Midland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Oil City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,769 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Midland<5>
  • Mount Pleasant [Isabella County]
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    • Mount Pleasant [Isabella County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Oil City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,274 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Pleasant have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Pleasant
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Pleasant<5>
  • Alma [Gratiot County]
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    • Alma [Gratiot County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Oil City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,807 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alma
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alma<5>
  • Saint Louis [Gratiot County]
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    • Saint Louis [Gratiot County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Oil City
    • 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<5>
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    • Clare [Clare County]
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      • Clare [Clare County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Oil City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,053 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clare<5>
    • Shepherd [Isabella County]
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      • Shepherd [Isabella County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Oil City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,490 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shepherd<5>
    • Breckenridge [Gratiot County]
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      • Breckenridge [Gratiot County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Oil City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,265 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Breckenridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Breckenridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Breckenridge<5>
    • Coleman [Midland County]
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      • Coleman [Midland County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Oil City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,206 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coleman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coleman<5>
    • Beaverton [Gladwin County]
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      • Beaverton [Gladwin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Oil City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,175 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaverton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaverton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beaverton<5>
    • Sanford [Midland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sanford
      • Sanford [Midland County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Oil City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 845 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sanford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sanford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sanford<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oil City ...

Looking for more information about Oil 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Oil City, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Oil City.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Michigan

About Midland County

About Michigan

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Midland County: www.co.midland.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 Midland, 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 have 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 Oil City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Oil City) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Oil City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Oil CityOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oil City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.6109, Longitude: -84.5883       In this case, the coordinates for Oil City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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