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Yates, Michigan
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Welcome to Yates ...

Yates is located in Oakland County.

Yates is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Communities near Yates ...

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 Yates and not the distance if driven.<2>.

Community   2016<3>
Farmington Hills   [Map]   81,129   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Pontiac   [Map]   59,698   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Rochester Hills   [Map]   73,422   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Roseville   [Map]   47,602   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Royal Oak   [Map]   59,006   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Saint Clair Shores   [Map]   59,775   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Yates ...

While we believe that this Yates is located in Oakland County, we know of another 2 Michigan communities named Yates. Those communities are located in the following counties: Macomb and Manistee County.

Beyond Michigan, there are 19 communities that are also named Yates - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Kansas, Missouri, Montana (2), New Mexico, New York, North Carolina (2), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas and West Virginia (2).

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

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 Yates. 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 Yates. 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 Yates.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Yates ...

Looking for more information about Yates? 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.

Looking for more information about Yates? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Yates, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Yates.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning 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) Yates. 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
 RV PartsCemeteries
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 Oakland County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Oakland County: www.co.oakland.mi.us/

The official website for State of Michigan: www.michigan.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Yates - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Yates. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Yates) 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 Yates. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Yates

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Yates. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.6732, Longitude: -83.0949     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Yates have been estimated.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Yates.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Yates.