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Welcome to Plymouth ...

The city of Plymouth is located in Wayne County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Plymouth has a population of 9,162 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Plymouth is 720 feet [219 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Plymouth lies within the (734) area code.

The ZIP code for Plymouth: 48170<4>

Websites for Plymouth ...

Official Website:   www.ci.plymouth.mi.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Plymouth had an population of 9,162 people. This is an increase of 0.33% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.55% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Plymouth had a population of 9,132 people. This makes Plymouth the county's 27th most populous community.

The population of Plymouth represents 0.09% of the population of Michigan (which has 9,883,640 people), making it the state's 100th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 9,132 people, the population of Plymouth increased 1.22% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 9,022 people).

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

Communities Also Named Plymouth ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Michigan communities named Plymouth: This one is located in Wayne County and the other is located in Gogebic County.

Beyond Michigan, there are 38 communities that are also named Plymouth - they are located in Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa (3), Kansas (3), Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia (2), Ohio (3), Pennsylvania, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Plymouth ...

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

  • Ann Arbor (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ann Arbor
    • Ann Arbor lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Plymouth and is located in Washtenaw County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 119,280 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ann Arbor
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ann Arbor<6>
  • Dearborn (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dearborn
    • Dearborn lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Plymouth and is located in Wayne County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 93,367 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dearborn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dearborn<6>
  • Farmington Hills (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farmington Hills
    • Farmington Hills lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Plymouth and is located in Oakland County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 80,017 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmington Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmington Hills
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Farmington Hills<6>
  • Southfield (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Southfield
    • Southfield lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Plymouth and is located in Oakland County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 72,174 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Southfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Southfield<6>
  • Novi (6 miles [9.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Novi
    • Novi lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Plymouth and is located in Oakland County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 60,852 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Novi
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Novi<6>
  • Taylor (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylor
    • Taylor lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Plymouth and is located in Wayne County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 60,576 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylor have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylor
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylor<6>
  • Royal Oak (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Royal Oak
    • Royal Oak lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Plymouth and is located in Oakland County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 58,963 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Royal Oak
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Royal Oak<6>
  • Dearborn Heights (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dearborn Heights
    • Dearborn Heights lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Plymouth and is located in Wayne County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 55,027 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dearborn Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dearborn Heights
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dearborn Heights<6>
  • Lincoln Park (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincoln Park
    • Lincoln Park lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Plymouth and is located in Wayne County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 36,066 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincoln Park have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincoln Park
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lincoln Park<6>
  • Oak Park (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Park
    • Oak Park lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Plymouth and is located in Oakland County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,293 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Park
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Park<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 Plymouth. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Plymouth.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Plymouth. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Plymouth.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Plymouth ...

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

Adding Plymouth to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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About Wayne County

About Michigan

The official website for Plymouth: www.ci.plymouth.mi.us/

The official website for Wayne County: www.waynecounty.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 Wayne, 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 Plymouth.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Plymouth - 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 city (such as Plymouth). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Plymouth 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Plymouth) 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 Plymouth. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PlymouthOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Plymouth. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.3707, Longitude: -83.4691    
<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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