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St Louis
Gratiot County, Michigan

ZipCodes
48880

Motto
Middle of the Mitten



Page Contents for St Louis, Michigan

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.



Statistics & Facts

The Michigan state capital is Lansing.
The population of St Louis is approximately 3,828 1990.
The approximate number of families is 1,554 1990.
The amount of land area in St Louis is 7.328 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.405 sq kilometers.
The distance from St Louis to Washington DC is 520 miles.
The distance to the Michigan state capital is 48 miles. (as the crow flies)
St Louis is positioned 43.40 degrees north of the equator and 84.61 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

in the center of Michigan's lower peninsula where the US 27 and M-46 come together. St. Louis is about one hour away from Lansing, the state capital, and about the same to several other cities, including: Saginaw, Bay City, Midland and Mt. Pleasant. Detroit is just two hours away.
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History & History Related Items

The founder of St. Louis is Joseph W. Clapp. He came here in 1853 and built a cabin. The village was platted in 1855 and named Pine River by Mr. Capp and Dr. Crawford. The neighboring village of St. Louis was platted in 1859. They were merged in 1856 as St. Louis. It was incorporated as a village in 1868 and as a city in 1891.

Here is a history page for St. Louis.
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Attractions

There is a sign in city park designating the site as the geographical center of the Lower Peninsula of Michigan. The sign was placed in the park on 17 December 1955. The city motto, Middle of the Mitten, also stems from this designation as the center of things!
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St Louis City Government

City of St. Louis

City Hall
108 W. Saginaw Street
St. Louis, Michigan
Phone: 989 681-2137

St Louis Chamber

Gratiot Area Chamber of Commerce
110 W. Superior Street
P.O. Box 516
Alma, MI 48801
Phone: 989 463-5525
Fax: 989 463-6588
Serving Gratiot County

St Louis Organizations

Gratiot Area Chamber of Commerce
110 W. Superior Street
P.O. Box 516
Alma, MI 48801
Phone: 989 463-5525
Fax: 989 463-6588
Serving Gratiot County

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