Davison, Michigan

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City of Davison
City
Nickname(s): City of Flags
Location of Davison, Michigan
Coordinates: 43°1′52″N 83°31′1″W / 43.03111°N 83.51694°W / 43.03111; -83.51694Coordinates: 43°1′52″N 83°31′1″W / 43.03111°N 83.51694°W / 43.03111; -83.51694
Country United States
State Michigan
County Genesee
Government
 • Mayor Tim Bishop
 • City Manager Michael Hart
Area
 • City 1.8 sq mi (4.6 km2)
 • Land 1.8 sq mi (4.6 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 794 ft (242 m)
Population (2000)
 • City 5,536
 • Density 3,106.3/sq mi (1,200.8/km2)
 • Metro 425,790
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 48423
Area code(s) 810
FIPS code 26-19880[1]
GNIS feature ID 0624356[2]

Davison is a city in Genesee County in the U.S. state of Michigan and a suburb of Flint. The population was 5,536 at the 2000 census. Davison is located within Davison Township. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.8 square miles (4.7 km2), which is all land. Davison was first settled in 1842 by Eleazer Thurston.[3] Davison was named after Judge Norman Davison, who founded a nearby town formerly known as Davisonville, now known as Atlas.

References[change | change source]

  1. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. http://geonames.usgs.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. Davison, Michigan. citytowninfo.com. Retrieved 8 January 2012.