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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.
Photographed 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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. A significant historical year for this entry is 2003.
 
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 Highway M-52), on the right when traveling south. Marker is located in the Woodbury Rest Area accessible from I-69 southbound. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Perry MI 48872, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Woodhull Township Hall / Shaftsburg School (approx. 0.7 miles away);
Reference Mark for Michigan Center of Population Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, May 5, 2013
2. Reference Mark for Michigan Center of Population Marker
Located in Woodbury Rest Area
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Williamston Center United Methodist Church (approx. 4.7 miles away); Haslett (approx. 6½ miles away); Saint Mary's Church (approx. 6.8 miles away); St. Katherine's Chapel (approx. 7.1 miles away); Bath School Disaster (approx. 7.2 miles away); Grand River Trail (approx. 7.6 miles away); Pioneer Living (approx. 7.8 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 6, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 608 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 6, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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Aug. 10, 2022