Addielou, eleven miles northeast of Detroit in northwestern Red River County, was founded about 1910. Sam H. Patterson operated a post office in his general store there from 1916 to 1925, when rural delivery from Manchester replaced the office. The population was fifteen in 1920 and 100 in 1930; in 1940 one store and fifty persons were reported. In 1986 and in 2000 the community had a population of thirty-one.

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Place type

Addielou is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • (Hudson 1)


Latitude: 33.81483000
Longitude: -95.21661790

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated


Population Count, 2009