Sturgis is a southern Union county town on the Tradewater River and US 60. It was established in 1886 by the Cumberland Iron and Land Company. The source of the name is not clear, but could have been a local resident. The city limits now also encompass the communities of Commercial Point and Buffalo City. Sturgis was incorporated in 1890. The Sturgis post office opened in 1888. The population in 2010 was 1,898.
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