Dollarville, Michigan

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Dollarville, Michigan
Dollarville, Michigan is located in Michigan
Dollarville, Michigan
Dollarville, Michigan
Coordinates: 46°21′05″N 85°32′31″W / 46.35139°N 85.54194°W / 46.35139; -85.54194Coordinates: 46°21′05″N 85°32′31″W / 46.35139°N 85.54194°W / 46.35139; -85.54194
CountryUnited States
StateMichigan
CountyLuce
TownshipMcMillan Township
Elevation
725 ft (221 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)906
GNIS feature ID624771[1]

Dollarville is an unincorporated community in McMillan Township, Luce County in the U.S. state of Michigan. It is just west of the village of Newberry and north of the M-28/M-117 intersection.

The settlement development around the mill and general store of the American Lumber Company in 1882. It was named for Robert Dollar, the general manager, and who later made a fortune in the shipping industry. Dollarville was a station on the Detroit, Mackinac and Marquette Railroad.[2][3]

A post office opened August 17, 1883 and closed October 14, 1903. The office reopened from June 3, 1904 until April 30, 1919.[4]

Dollarville sits at 722 feet above sea level.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Dollarville, Michigan
  2. ^ Romig, Walter (1986) [1973]. Michigan Place Names. Detroit, Michigan: Wayne State University Press. ISBN 0-8143-1838-X.
  3. ^ Dollarville, MI, Michigan's Internet Railroad History
  4. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Dollarville Post Office (historical)
  5. ^ MI Home Town Locator