Davison, Michigan

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City of Davison
Nickname(s): 
City of Flags
Location of Davison, Michigan
Location of Davison, Michigan
Coordinates: 43°1′52″N 83°31′1″W / 43.03111°N 83.51694°W / 43.03111; -83.51694
CountryUnited States
StateMichigan
CountyGenesee
Government
 • MayorTim Bishop
 • City ManagerMichael Hart
Area
 • City1.98 sq mi (5.13 km2)
 • Land1.98 sq mi (5.13 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
794 ft (242 m)
Population
 • City5,173
 • Estimate 
(2016)
4,929
 • Density2,600/sq mi (1,000/km2)
 • Metro
425,790
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
48423
Area code(s)810
FIPS code26-19880[2]
GNIS feature ID0624356[3]
Websitecityofdavison.org

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.[4] 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. Retrieved 2012-11-25.
  2. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  3. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. Davison, Michigan. citytowninfo.com. Retrieved 8 January 2012.