Dexter Washtenaw County, Michigan

Dexter: Village in Michigan, United States

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Location of Dexter on Michigan map.


Dexter is a village located in the county of Washtenaw in the U.S. state of Michigan. Its population at the 2010 census was 6,042 and a population density of 1,177 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 6,503 inhabitants.

The village was created 197 years ago in 1823.

Downtown Dexter image
Downtown Dexter
Downtown Dexter image


Dexter is located at 42°20'18"N 83°53'22"W (42.3383400, -83.8895400).

Dexter map


Dexter forecast: A slight chance of rain showers after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. more

Dexter Quick Facts

Population : 6,503 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Michigan (United States)
County : Washtenaw County
Postal code : 48130
Area : 5.13 km2
Altitude : 869 feet / 265 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1824 (197 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Detroit
Local time : 10:55:27 (24th October 2021)
Density : 1,267 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 7.09% (2010-2020)
Weather : 54℉ Slight Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather


The population of Dexter increased by 7.09% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 6,042 - census
2011 6,101 0.97% estimation process
2012 6,187 1.39% estimation process
2013 6,284 1.54% estimation process
2014 6,361 1.21% estimation process
2015 6,396 0.55% estimation process
2016 6,478 1.27% estimation process
2017 6,553 1.14% estimation process
2018 6,587 0.52% estimation process
2019 6,554 -0.5% estimation process
2020 6,503 -0.78% estimation process

Dexter zip code is 48130. County name: Washtenaw, County fips: 26161

People born in Dexter (8)

People born in Dexter, including Major League Baseball pitcher Benny Frey, civil engineer and politician Edward A. Bond, politician Royal S. Copeland, you can see a list of people who born in Dexter.

Schools in Dexter

College & universities near Dexter, MI

Code Name City ZIP
170976 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Ann Arbor (MI) 48109
169363 Concordia University-Ann Arbor Ann Arbor (MI) 48105
172617 Washtenaw Community College Ann Arbor (MI) 48105-4800
261685 Ross Medical Education Center-Ann Arbor Ann Arbor (MI) 48108-1411
169798 Eastern Michigan University Ypsilanti (MI) 48197

Stations (18)

Amtrak & bus stations near Dexter, MI

Code Name Address Type
ARB Ann Arbor station 325 Depot Street RAIL
JXN Jackson station 501 E. Michigan Ave. RAIL
GFV Greenfield Village, Michigan 20900 Oakwood Blvd. RAIL
DER John D. Dingell Transit Center 16121 Michigan Ave. RAIL
PNT Pontiac Transportation Center 51000 Woodward Avenue RAIL

Post offices near Dexter

Post Office Name City ZIP
Dexter Post Office Dexter (MI) 48130
Chelsea Post Office Chelsea (MI) 48118
Ann Arbor Post Office Ann Arbor (MI) 48103
Liberty Post Office Ann Arbor (MI) 48104
Whitmore Lak Post Office Whitmore Lake (MI) 48189

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Other cities in Washtenaw County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Washtenaw County , MI.

City Name Population Title
Ann Arbor 119,280 County seat of Washtenaw County, Michigan, United States
Ypsilanti 19,940 City in Washtenaw County, Michigan, United States
Scio 17,908 Township in Michigan
Northfield 8,640 Township in Washtenaw County, Michigan
Webster 6,798 Township in Washtenaw County, Michigan
Salem 6,464 Township in Washtenaw County, Michigan
Chelsea 5,377 City in Washtenaw County, Michigan, United States of America
Benton 2,841 Charter township in Berrien County, Michigan
Manchester 2,575 Village in Michigan
Saline 2,254 City in Washtenaw County, Michigan, United States
Bridgewater 1,714 Township in Michigan
Foster 811 Township in Ogemaw County, Michigan
Barton Hills 303 City in Washtenaw County, Michigan, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Dexter distances to largest Michigan cities