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Welcome to Ramsay ...

Ramsay is located in the western region of Michigan's Upper Peninsula (UP).

Ramsay is located in Gogebic County<1>.

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

Ramsay is 1,460 feet [445 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Ramsay lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you leave Ramsay and travel east, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The area code for Ramsay: (906)

The ZIP code for Ramsay: 49959<4>

Communities Also Named Ramsay ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Ramsay - they are located in Alberta, Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska and Ontario.

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

Communities near Ramsay ...

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

  • Ironwood
  • Wakefield
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wakefield
    • Wakefield lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the east of Ramsay.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,653 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wakefield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wakefield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wakefield<6>
  • Hurley
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hurley
    • Hurley lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Ramsay.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,424 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hurley
  • Montreal
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montreal
    • Montreal lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Ramsay.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 752 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montreal
  • Connorville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Connorville
    • Connorville lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Ramsay.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Connorville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Connorville
  • Hillcrest
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillcrest
    • Hillcrest lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Ramsay.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillcrest
  • Gile
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gile
    • Gile lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Ramsay.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gile
  • Marenisco
  • Lake Gogebic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Gogebic
    • Lake Gogebic lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Ramsay.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Gogebic
  • Katinka Village
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Katinka Village
    • Katinka Village lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the southeast of Ramsay.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Katinka Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Katinka Village

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ramsay ...

Looking for more information about Ramsay? 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 Ramsay, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Ramsay.

Adding Ramsay to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ramsay. 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 Gogebic, 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 Ramsay - 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 Ramsay). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ramsay 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Ramsay) 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 Ramsay. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from RamsayOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ramsay. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.4702, Longitude: -89.9966       In this case, the coordinates for Ramsay 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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