Champion, Michigan

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Champion, Michigan
Champion is located in Michigan
Champion
Champion
Location within the state of Michigan
Champion is located in the United States
Champion
Champion
Champion (the United States)
Coordinates: 46°30′50″N 87°57′48″W / 46.51389°N 87.96333°W / 46.51389; -87.96333Coordinates: 46°30′50″N 87°57′48″W / 46.51389°N 87.96333°W / 46.51389; -87.96333
CountryUnited States
StateMichigan
CountyMarquette
TownshipChampion
Elevation
1,591 ft (485 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code(s)
49814
Area code(s)906
GNIS feature ID623055[1]

Champion is an unincorporated community in Marquette County in the U.S. state of Michigan.[1] The community is located within Champion Township. As an unincorporated community, Champion has no legally defined boundaries or population statistics of its own.

History[edit]

A post office called Champion has been in operation since 1869.[2] The community took its name from the nearby Champion Iron Mine.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Champion, Michigan
  2. ^ "Marquette County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 28 February 2015.
  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. 54.