Ingalls, Michigan

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Ingalls, Michigan
Ingalls is located in Michigan
Ingalls
Ingalls
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 45°22′37″N 87°36′40″W / 45.37694°N 87.61111°W / 45.37694; -87.61111Coordinates: 45°22′37″N 87°36′40″W / 45.37694°N 87.61111°W / 45.37694; -87.61111[1]
CountryUnited States
StateMichigan
CountyMenominee
TownshipMellen
Elevation709 ft (216 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code(s)
49848
Area code(s)906
GNIS feature ID629032[1]

Ingalls is an unincorporated community in Menominee County, Michigan, United States. Ingalls is located in Mellen Township along U.S. Highway 41, 2.5 miles (4.0 km) south of Stephenson.[2] Ingalls has a post office with ZIP code 49848.[3]

History[edit]

Thomas Caldwell first settled Ingalls in 1858. The community was named after Eleazer S. Ingalls, a judge who organized Menominee County, in 1863. A station on the Chicago and North Western Railway opened in Ingalls in 1872. A post office opened in Ingalls on June 20, 1879; Louis Dobeas was the first postmaster.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Ingalls, Michigan
  2. ^ Menominee County (pdf) (Map). Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget. 2010. Retrieved January 1, 2011.
  3. ^ ZIP Code Lookup, United States Post Office
  4. ^ Romig, Walter (1986) [1973]. Michigan Place Names. Detroit, Michigan: Wayne State University Press. ISBN 0-8143-1838-X.