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Hockeytown, USA
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The Michigan state capital is Lansing.

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48201, 48202, 48204, 48205, 48206, 48207, 48208, 48209, 48210, 48211, 48213, 48214, 48215, 48216, 48217, 48219, 48221, 48223, 48224, 48226, 48227, 48228, 48234, 48235, 48238, 48242

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Detroit is approximately 1,027,974 (1997), 713777 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 410,027 (1990), 269445 (2010).

The amount of land area in Detroit is 359.284 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Detroit is 139.3 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 10.949 sq kilometers.
The distance from Detroit to Washington DC is 411 miles. The distance to the Michigan state capital is 80 miles. (as the crow flies)
Detroit is positioned 42.38 degrees north of the equator and 83.10 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Detroit location: 275 miles from Chicago, Illinois

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Climate & Weather

Detroit average temperature is (mean) 48.6 degrees F.
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History & History Related Items

Detroit history:

Detroit was 300 years old in the year 2001!

US GenWeb Project page for Genealogy and History for Detroit.

a history links page from

Detroit Historical Museum

Historic Sites and Museums in Detroit.
The founding of Detroit: July 24, 1701
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Detroit attractions:

There are a lot of things Detroit is known for...but The trademark of Hockeytown USA was registered in '96. Detroit is Hockeytown USA--home of the Detroit Red Wings--winners of 10 Stanley Cups.

Detroit MichiganConvention & Visitors Bureau
100 Renaissance Center Suite 1900 Detroit, MI 48243-1056 Phone: (313) 259-4333 Contact: Renee Monforton or Michelle Fusco e-mail at

The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
315 E. Warren Ave.
Detroit, Michigan 48201-1443
Phone: (313) 494-5800
Fax: (313) 494-5855

Michigan Live - Metro Detroit Edition

Lionel Trains
26750 Twenty-Three Mile Road
Chesterfield, Michigan 48051-2493
Phone: 810-949-4100, ext 1211
About 45 minutes northeast of Detroit, just off the I-94 at exit 243.
Visit the magical world of Lionel Trains. See the history of the company, displays, train layouts and more.

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