Sign for Nisula on westbound M-38
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|Elevation||1,043 ft (318 m)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
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|GNIS feature ID||1621015|
Nisula is an unincorporated community in Houghton County, Michigan, United States. Nisula is located in Laird Township along M-38, 14.5 miles (23.3 km) west of Baraga. Nisula has a post office with ZIP code 49952.
Nisula was originally settled under the name Faro. In 1894, Finns from Baraga began moving to the community. A post office opened in Nisula on July 7, 1903. August Nisula, for whom the community was named, was the first postmaster. A Michigan Central Railroad station opened in Nisula in 1903.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Nisula, Michigan
- Houghton County (pdf) (Map). Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget. 2010. Retrieved 2010-12-28.
- ZIP Code Lookup, United States Post Office
- Romig, Walter (1986) . Michigan Place Names. Detroit, Michigan: Wayne State University Press. ISBN 0-8143-1838-X.
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