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Port Huron
Saint Clair County, Michigan

ZipCodes
48060




Page Contents for Port Huron, Michigan

Statistics & Facts

Location

City Attractions

Historical Events

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Michigan state capital is Lansing.
The population of Port Huron is approximately 31,501 2005, 30184 2010.
The approximate number of families is 14,026 1990, 12177 2010.
The amount of land area in Port Huron is 20.736 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Port Huron is 8.1 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 10.781 sq kilometers.
The distance from Port Huron to Washington DC is 409 miles.
The distance to the Michigan state capital is 114 miles. (as the crow flies)
Port Huron is positioned 42.99 degrees north of the equator and 82.43 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Port Huron elevation is 610 feet above sea level.
Port Huron median income is $ 31,327 2000.
The Port Huron median home price is $ 84,400 2000.

Location

in eastern Michigan about 43 miles from Clinton and about 61 miles from Detroit. Other nearby communities include Marysville, St Clair, Marine City, Lexington, Emmett, Memphis, Croswell and Richmond.
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Attractions

Port Huron was the boyhood home of Thomas Edison. There is a museum dedicated to him which is built in the Edison railroad depot. The museum is located on Thomas Edison Drive, near the Thomas Edison Inn.

Port Huron also sponsors the Port Huron to Macinac Island sailboat race every Summer. It is a big event in Michigan, and competitors from all over the world participate. It is the highlight of the Summer in our community, with "boat night" being the evening before the race, when everyone walks along the Black River and admires the sail boats.
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Port Huron 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. Port Huron

Miscellany

The population of Port Huron was:
1990 - 33,694
2000 - 32,338
2005 - 31,501

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