A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Pontiac ...
We aren't confident of the location of Pontiac, so consider the above location as an estimate.<2>
When the people of Pontiac refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Pontiacker<3>
Pontiac is 280 feet [85 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Pontiac lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Communities Also Named Pontiac ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Pontiac - they are located in Arkansas, Illinois (2), Indiana (2), Kansas, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Quebec (3), Rhode Island and South Carolina.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Pontiac.
Communities near Pontiac ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Pontiac.
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 Pontiac. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Pontiac.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Pontiac. 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 Pontiac.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Pontiac. See our Newspapers Page for Pontiac.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pontiac ...
Looking for more information about Pontiac? 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.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Pontiac, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Pontiac.
Adding Pontiac to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Pontiac in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Pontiac was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Pontiac on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pontiac. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for King County: www.metrokc.gov/
The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022