Edmore, Michigan

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Edmore is a village in Montcalm County of the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the village population was 1,244.

Edmore was founded and platted by Edwin B. Moore, a real estate man, in 1878, and named with a contraction of his name. A post office was established on July 22, 1878 with Abraham West as the first postmaster. Its station on the Detroit, Lansing and Northern Railroad was called "Edmore Junction". It was incorporated as a village in 1879 with Moore as its first president.[3]

The Edmore post office, with ZIP code 48829, serves most of Home Township as well as portions of Belvidere Township to the west, Douglass Township to the southwest, Day Township to the south, Ferris Township to the southeast, and Rolland Township to the north in Isabella County.[4]

Edmore is close to the site of the finds of the forged Scotford-Soper-Savage relics.[5]

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.4 square miles (3.7 km²), all land.

Highways

  • M-46.svg M-46 is an east-west highway that nearly bisects the Lower Peninsula of Michigan latitudinally.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,244 people, 491 households, and 334 families residing in the village. The population density was 875.7 per square mile (338.2/km²). There were 524 housing units at an average density of 368.8/sq mi (142.5/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 95.50% White, 0.40% African American, 0.80% Native American, 0.56% from other races, and 2.73% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.97% of the population.

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