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Welcome to Michigan City ...

Michigan City is located in Benton County<1>.

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

Michigan City is 400 feet [122 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Michigan City is within the boundaries of the (662) area code.

Adding Michigan City to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Michigan City in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Michigan City elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Michigan City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Michigan City - they are located in Indiana and North Dakota.

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

Communities near Michigan City ...

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

  • Holly Springs [Marshall County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holly Springs
    • Holly Springs [Marshall County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Michigan City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,798 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holly Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holly Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Holly Springs<5>
  • New Bethel [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Bethel
    • New Bethel [Fayette County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Michigan City
    • Estimated population in 2014: 3,324 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Bethel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Bethel
  • Somerville [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Somerville
    • Somerville [Fayette County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Michigan City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,264 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Somerville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Somerville<5>
  • Rossville [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rossville
    • Rossville [Fayette County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Michigan City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 962 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rossville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rossville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rossville<5>
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    • Walnut [Tippah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walnut
      • Walnut [Tippah County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Michigan City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 754 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walnut have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walnut
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walnut<5>
    • Moscow [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moscow
      • Moscow [Fayette County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Michigan City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 557 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moscow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moscow
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moscow<5>
    • Ashland [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashland
      • Ashland [Benton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Michigan City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 519 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ashland<5>
    • Williston [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Williston
      • Williston [Fayette County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Michigan City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 377 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Williston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williston
    • Snow Lake Shores [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snow Lake Shores
      • Snow Lake Shores [Benton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Michigan City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 289 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snow Lake Shores have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snow Lake Shores
    • Grand Junction [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grand Junction
      • Grand Junction [Fayette County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of Michigan City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 271 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grand Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand Junction
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grand Junction<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Michigan City ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Mississippi

About Benton County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Benton, 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 Michigan City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Michigan City) 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 Michigan City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Michigan City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Michigan City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9809, Longitude: -89.2506       In this case, the coordinates for Michigan City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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