Ponshewaing, Michigan

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Ponshewaing, Michigan
Census-designated place
Ponshewaing is located in Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 45°25′15″N 84°48′15″W / 45.42083°N 84.80417°W / 45.42083; -84.80417Coordinates: 45°25′15″N 84°48′15″W / 45.42083°N 84.80417°W / 45.42083; -84.80417
Country United States
State Michigan
County Emmet
Township Littlefield
 • Total 0.09 sq mi (0.23 km2)
 • Land 0.09 sq mi (0.23 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 610 ft (186 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 69
 • Density 784/sq mi (302.8/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s) 231
FIPS code 26-65420[1]
GNIS feature ID 635223[2]

Ponshewaing is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Emmet County, Michigan, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 69.[1]


Ponshewaing is located in southeastern Emmet County, in Littlefield Township, on the north shore of Crooked Lake. It is bordered to the west by Oden. U.S. Route 31 passes through the community, leading southwest 9 miles (14 km) to Petoskey, the county seat, and northeast 2 miles (3 km) to Alanson.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Ponshewaing CDP has a total area of 0.09 square miles (0.23 km2), all of it land.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Ponshewaing CDP, Michigan". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved February 12, 2016.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Ponshewaing, Michigan