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Welcome to White Cloud ...

The city of White Cloud is located in Newaygo County<1> and is the County Seat for Newaygo County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, White Cloud has a population of 1,382 people<2> (see below for details).

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

White Cloud is 870 feet [265 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for White Cloud: (231)

The ZIP code for White Cloud: 49349<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, White Cloud had an population of 1,382 people. This is a decrease of 1.85% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.68% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, White Cloud had a population of 1,408 people. This makes White Cloud the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of White Cloud represents 0.01% of the population of Michigan (which has 9,883,640 people), making it the state's 307th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,408 people, the population of White Cloud has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,420 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for White Cloud.

Communities Also Named White Cloud ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named White Cloud - they are located in Alabama, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2) and Missouri (2).

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

Communities near White Cloud ...

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

  • Big Rapids [Mecosta County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Rapids
    • Big Rapids [Mecosta County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of White Cloud
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,408 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Big Rapids have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Rapids
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Big Rapids<7>
  • Fremont [Newaygo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fremont
    • Fremont [Newaygo County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of White Cloud
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,102 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fremont have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Fremont:
    • Fremont Center
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fremont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fremont<7>
  • Newaygo [Newaygo County]
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    • Newaygo [Newaygo County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of White Cloud
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,099 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newaygo have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newaygo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newaygo<7>
  • Howard City [Montcalm County]
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    • Howard City [Montcalm County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of White Cloud
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,819 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Howard City have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Howard City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Howard City<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hesperia [Oceana County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hesperia
      • Hesperia [Oceana County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of White Cloud
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 936 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hesperia have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hesperia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hesperia<7>
    • Grant [Newaygo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grant
      • Grant [Newaygo County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of White Cloud
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 900 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grant
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grant<7>
    • Morley [Mecosta County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morley
      • Morley [Mecosta County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of White Cloud
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 495 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morley have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morley<7>
    • Stanwood [Mecosta County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stanwood
      • Stanwood [Mecosta County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of White Cloud
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 213 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stanwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stanwood<7>
    • Wooster [Newaygo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wooster
      • Wooster [Newaygo County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of White Cloud
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wooster have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wooster
    • Aetna [Newaygo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aetna
      • Aetna [Newaygo County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of White Cloud
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aetna

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for White Cloud ...

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

Adding White Cloud to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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About Newaygo County

About Michigan

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

The official website for Newaygo County: www.countyofnewaygo.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 Newaygo, 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 White Cloud.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around White Cloud - 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 White Cloud). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether White Cloud 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- White Cloud) 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 White Cloud. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from White CloudOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in White Cloud. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.5502, Longitude: -85.7717    
<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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