Dollar Bay, Michigan

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Dollar Bay, Michigan
Census-designated place
Dollar Bay is located in Michigan
Dollar Bay
Dollar Bay
Dollar Bay is located in the US
Dollar Bay
Dollar Bay
Coordinates: 47°6′46″N 88°29′45″W / 47.11278°N 88.49583°W / 47.11278; -88.49583Coordinates: 47°6′46″N 88°29′45″W / 47.11278°N 88.49583°W / 47.11278; -88.49583
Country United States
State Michigan
County Houghton
Townships Franklin, Osceola, Torch Lake
Area
 • Total 4.6 sq mi (12.0 km2)
 • Land 4.1 sq mi (10.5 km2)
 • Water 0.5 sq mi (1.4 km2)
Elevation 625 ft (191 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,082
 • Density 266/sq mi (102.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 49922
Area code(s) 906
FIPS code 26-22520
GNIS feature ID 0624748

Dollar Bay is a census-designated place (CDP) in Houghton County, Michigan, United States. The population was 1,082 at the 2010 census.[1]

Geography[edit]

Dollar Bay is located in the southwest corner of Osceola Township. The CDP extends west into Franklin Township as far as Goat Hill Road and south into Torch Lake Township.[2] The community takes its name from Dollar Bay, a small inlet of Portage Lake, the water body that separates the Keweenaw Peninsula from the rest of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

M-26 is the main highway through Dollar Bay, leading west 3 miles (5 km) to Hancock and northeast 5 miles (8 km) to Hubbell.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the Dollar Bay CDP has a total area of 4.6 square miles (12.0 km2), of which 4.1 square miles (10.5 km2) are land and 0.5 square miles (1.4 km2), or 12.05%, are water.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Dollar Bay CDP, Michigan". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved August 10, 2017. 
  2. ^ "TIGERweb: Dollar Bay CDP, Michigan". Geography Division, U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved August 10, 2017.