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Welcome to Sturgis ...
The location of Sturgis has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Sturgis has a population of 263 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Sturgis.
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
Sturgis lies within the (662) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sturgis had an population of 263 people. This is an increase of 3.54% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 27.67% 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.
Adding Sturgis 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 Sturgis 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 Sturgis 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 Sturgis on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Sturgis ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have 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.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 02 Mar 2021