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Welcome to Sturgis ...
The location of Sturgis has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Sturgis, you might consider that their post office opened in 1884.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Sturgis has a population of 260 people<3> (see below for details).
Sturgis is 330 feet [101 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Sturgis lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Sturgis: (662)
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sturgis had an population of 260 people. This is an increase of 2.36% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 26.21% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Sturgis had a population of 254 people. This makes Sturgis the county's 3rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 254 people, the population of Sturgis increased 23.3% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 206 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Sturgis.
Communities Also Named Sturgis ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 7 communities that are also named Sturgis - they are located in Arkansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Saskatchewan and South Dakota.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Sturgis.
Communities near Sturgis ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Sturgis.
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 Sturgis. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sturgis.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Sturgis. 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 Sturgis.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sturgis. See our Newspapers Page for Sturgis.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sturgis ...
Looking for more information about Sturgis? 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 Sturgis, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Sturgis.
Adding Sturgis to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Sturgis in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Sturgis was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>
We also found Sturgis in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Sturgis.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 28 Nov 2023