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Welcome to Port Huron ...
The city of Port Huron is located in Saint Clair County<1> and is the County Seat for Saint Clair County.
A typical abbreviation for Port Huron: Prt. Huron
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Port Huron has a population of 28,794 people<2> (see below for details).
Port Huron is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Port Huron lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Port Huron: (810)
The ZIP codes for Port Huron: 48060-48061<4>
We don't have a date for the establishment of Port Huron.
Going back to its beginning, The community of Port Huron was originally named Desmond. For more information about the names of Port Huron, see The Names of Port Huron on our Genealogy Page.
Websites for Port Huron ...
Official Website: www.porthuron.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Port Huron had an population of 28,794 people. This is a decrease of 4.61% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.96% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Port Huron had a population of 30,184 people (or 18.51% of the total population of Saint Clair County). This makes Port Huron the county's most populous community.
The population of Port Huron represents 0.31% of the total population of Michigan (which has 9,883,640 people), making it the state's 36th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 30,184 people, the population of Port Huron decreased 6.66% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 32,338 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Port Huron.
Communities near Port Huron ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Port Huron.
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 Huron. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Port Huron.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Port Huron. 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 Huron.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Port Huron. Our list includes 36 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Port Huron.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Port Huron ...
Looking for more information about Port Huron? 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 Huron, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Port Huron.
Adding Port Huron to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Port Huron 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 we've found for Port Huron was in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).
We also found Port Huron in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Port Huron.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Port Huron: www.porthuron.org/
The official website for Saint Clair County: www.stclaircounty.org/
The official website for State of Michigan: https://www.michigan.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 04 Jun 2023