Sands, Michigan

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Sands is an unincorporated community in Marquette County, in the U.S. state of Michigan.[1]

History[edit]

A post office was established at Sands in 1878, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1955.[2] The community was named from a sandy plain near the town site.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Sands, Michigan
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Sands Post Office (historical)
  3. ^ Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 122.

Coordinates: 46°25′10.07″N 87°24′32.74″W / 46.4194639°N 87.4090944°W / 46.4194639; -87.4090944