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Kinde
Huron County, Michigan

ZipCodes
48445




Page Contents for Kinde, Michigan

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

Historical Events



Statistics & Facts

The Michigan state capital is Lansing.
The population of Kinde is approximately 473 (1990), 448 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 230 (1990), 195 (2010).
The amount of land area in Kinde is 2.609 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Kinde to Washington DC is 477 miles.
The distance to the Michigan state capital is 118 miles. (as the crow flies)
Kinde is positioned 43.93 degrees north of the equator and 82.99 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

in the thumb area of eastern Michigan betweeen Port Austin and Filion. It is not far from the shore of Lake Huron.
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History & History Related Items

This site has a picture of the old Kinde depot station and, though earlier the track ran longer, it now ends before crossing Main Street(quieter no whistle for crossing any roads in Kinde).
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Kinde Historical Events

2004, October 17, 18
The Port Huron Museum hosted a special celebration event in honor of the 125th Anniversary of Thomas Edison Light Bulb. The celebration was October 17 and 18, 2004 in Port Huron, Michigan.

In conjunction with this celebration, the rock that was acquired from a farm in Kinde, Michigan was re-dedicated by our Rotary Club. The original dedication was 9-12-1929.
If anyone has information about the rock or the farm from which it was taken, please contact us by email. Thank you.



1979
Fire at the depot in Kinde. The fire was bad enough to evacuate part of the village. In a history class it was mentioned Kinde, with its grain elevators, was the Navy Bean Capital of the World. Kinde has had at least two big grain elevator fires in its over century of existing.

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