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Stephenson, Michigan

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Welcome to Stephenson ...

The city of Stephenson is located in the central region of Michigan's Upper Peninsula (UP).

Stephenson is located in Menominee County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Stephenson has a population of 839 people<1> (see below for details).

The community of Stephenson is 660 feet [201 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Stephenson is within the boundaries of the (906) area code.

The ZIP code for Stephenson: 49887<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Stephenson had a population of 862 people. This makes Stephenson the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 862 people, the population of Stephenson decreased 1.49% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 875 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Stephenson had an population of 839 people. This is a decrease of 2.67% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.11% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Stephenson ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Stephenson and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2017
Carney   [Map]   185   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Koss   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Powers   [Map]   410   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Amberg (WI)   [Map]   709   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Beecher (WI)   [Map]   705   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Middle Inlet (WI)   [Map]   819   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Stephenson.

Communities Also Named Stephenson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Stephenson - they are located in Arkansas, Indiana, Mississippi, Nebraska, Tennessee (2), Virginia and West Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Stephenson. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Stephenson. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Stephenson.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Stephenson:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Stephenson ...

Looking for more information about Stephenson? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Stephenson, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Stephenson.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Stephenson. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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About Menominee County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Stephenson.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Stephenson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 Stephenson). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Stephenson or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Stephenson. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Stephenson) 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 Stephenson. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Stephenson

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stephenson. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.4136, Longitude: -87.6090     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stephenson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Stephenson.


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