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Near Perry in Shiawassee County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Reference Mark for Michigan Center of Population

Based upon the 2000 Federal Census

 
 
Reference Mark for Michigan Center of Population Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 5, 2013
1. Reference Mark for Michigan Center of Population Marker
Inscription.
Position of this monument:

Latitude: N42 48' 42.63"
Longitude: W84 18' 25.41"
Elevation: 885.8 ft.

Established in 2003 by:
Michigan Society of Professional Surveyors
Michigan Department of Transportation
National Geodetic Survey

The actual Center of Population is in a farm field which is located

N 61 24' 25" E 7.88 miles
from this reference marker.
 
Erected by Michigan Department of Transportation.
 
Location. 42° 48.711′ N, 84° 18.425′ W. Marker is near Perry, Michigan, in Shiawassee County. Marker can be reached from Interstate 69 at milepost 101, 4 miles south of Exit 105 (Michigan Route M-52), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is located in the Woodbury Rest Area accessible from I-69 southbound. Marker is in this post office area: Perry MI 48872, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Grand River Trail (approx. 7.6 miles away); Saint Mary Parish (approx. 8.6 miles away); Downtown Historic District (approx. 8.6 miles away); Chief Okemos / Okemos Village marker (approx. 9 miles away).
 
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Reference Mark for Michigan Center of Population Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 5, 2013
2. Reference Mark for Michigan Center of Population Marker
Located in Woodbury Rest Area
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 438 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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