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Welcome to Port Hope ...

The village of Port Hope is located in Michigan's Thumb.

Port Hope is located in Huron County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Port Hope: Prt. Hope

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Port Hope has a population of 249 people<2> (see below for details).

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

The community of Port Hope is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Port Hope lies within the (989) area code.

The ZIP code for Port Hope: 48468<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Port Hope had an population of 249 people. This is a decrease of 6.74% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 19.68% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Port Hope had a population of 267 people. This makes Port Hope the county's 10th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 267 people, the population of Port Hope decreased 13.87% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 310 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Port Hope.

Communities Also Named Port Hope ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Port Hope - they are located in Ontario and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Port Hope ...

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

  • Bad Axe [Huron County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bad Axe
    • Bad Axe [Huron County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Port Hope
    • 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>
  • Harbor Beach [Huron County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harbor Beach
    • Harbor Beach [Huron County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Port Hope
    • 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 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Port Hope
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 777 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ubly
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ubly<7>
  • Port Austin [Huron County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Austin
    • Port Austin [Huron County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Port Hope
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 615 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Austin have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Austin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Austin<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Kinde [Huron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kinde
      • Kinde [Huron County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Port Hope
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 411 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kinde
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kinde<7>
    • Minden City [Sanilac County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minden City
      • Minden City [Sanilac County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Port Hope
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 180 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minden City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Minden City<7>
    • Forestville [Sanilac County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forestville
      • Forestville [Sanilac County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Port Hope
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 126 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forestville
    • Redman [Huron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Redman
      • Redman [Huron County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Port Hope
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Redman
    • Huron City [Huron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huron City
      • Huron City [Huron County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Port Hope
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huron City have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huron City
    • Rapson [Huron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rapson
      • Rapson [Huron County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Port Hope
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rapson

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Port Hope ...

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

Adding Port Hope to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Michigan

About Huron County

About Michigan

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Huron, 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 Port Hope.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Port Hope - 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 Port Hope). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Port Hope 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- Port Hope) 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 Port Hope. 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 Port HopeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Port Hope. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.9411, Longitude: -82.7126    
<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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