Gaylord, Otsego County, Michigan
Gaylord: City in Michigan, United States
Gaylord is a city located in the county of Otsego in the U.S. state of Michigan. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,645 and a population density of 288 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,665 inhabitants.
Gaylord is a city in and the county seat of Otsego County in the U.S. state of Michigan. According to the 2020 census, Gaylord had a population of 4,286. The population was 3,645 at the 2010 census.
Gaylord is an unincorporated community in Otsego County and is located along M-32 about 13 miles southwest of Traverse City. It is part of the Grand Rapids metropolitan area and is close to many lakes including Lake Michigan and Lake Charlevoix.
The city was named after Charles Carroll's grandson (Charles Carroll III) who was born in 1833 and died at age 14 on March 24th 1847 from scarlet fever. He was buried in Baltimore, Maryland but his remains were later moved to St Mary's Cemetery in Gaylord where his family built a monument over his grave honoring him as an American hero who saved lives during his short life while helping others through charitable work.
Quick Facts about Gaylord
|Population :||3,665 (2020)|
|Country :||United States of America|
|State :||Michigan (United States)|
|County :||Otsego County|
|Postal code :||49734–49735|
|Phone Area Codes :||989|
|Area :||12.67 km2|
|Altitude :||1,348 feet / 411 meters|
|Capital city :||Gaylord is capital of Otsego County|
|Time Zone :||America/Detroit|
|Local time :||20:58:24 (3rd June 2023)|
|Density :||289 Pop. per km² as of 2020|
|Population growth :||0.55% (2010-2020)|
Gaylord is located at 45°1'39"N 84°40'29"W (45.0275100, -84.6747500).
- Official Website
Official website of Gaylord
The population of Gaylord increased by 0.55% in 10 years.
Best Things to Do in Gaylord
1 Otsego Lake State Park
7136 Old Hwy 27 S, Gaylord, MI 49735, United States ➦ Show Map
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2 Pine Baron Pathway
Lone Pine Rd, Gaylord, MI 49735, United States ➦ Show Map
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3 Parks & Recreation Division
1732 M-32, Gaylord, MI 49735, United States ➦ Show Map
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People born in Gaylord (4)
People born in Gaylord, including ice hockey defenceman Will Weber, football player Jake Dombrowski, Ralph and Jeanne Kanders Professor of the Practice in Latin at Cornell University Daniel B. Gallagher, .
- Harry H. Whiteley (American newspaper owner and Michigan politician) he was born in 07/05/1882
Schools in Gaylord
College & universities near Gaylord, MI
|171395||North Central Michigan College||Petoskey (MI)||49770|
|170587||Kirtland Community College||Grayling (MI)||49738|
Amtrak & bus stations near Gaylord, MI
|WNK||Walloon Lake, Michigan||Hwy 131 & Hwy 75||BUS|
|BYC||Boyne City, Michigan||1000 East Division St.||BUS|
|PSK||Petoskey, Michigan||301 West Mitchell St.||BUS|
|ALA||Alanson, MI||7640 Burr Avenue||BUS|
|CHL||Charlevoix, MI||103 Bridge Park Drive||BUS|
Post offices near Gaylord
|Post Office Name||City||ZIP|
|Ga ylord Post Office||Ga ylord (MI)||49735|
Other places with the same name (3)
- Gaylord , Minnesota city in Sibley County, in Minnesota, United States with a population of 2,244 people.
- Gaylord , Kansas human settlement in Smith County, Kansas, United States of America with a population of 104 people.
Other cities in Otsego County
Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Otsego County , MI.
|Otsego Lake||2,913||Township in Otsego County, Michigan|
|Elmira||1,727||Township in Otsego County, Michigan|
|Vanderbilt||558||Village in Otsego County, Michigan, United States|
Distance to Other Cities
Gaylord distances to largest Michigan cities