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Antrim County, Michigan
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Antrim County, Michigan Facts

Antrim County

When was Antrim County, MI Created?
Antrim County was created on April 1 1840 from Mackinac County (was originally called Messgisee County until name was changed 8 March 1843).

What is the County Seat of Antrim County, MI?
The County Seat is located in Bellaire also, the county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Antrim County, MI?
Bordering Counties are Charlevoix County, Otsego County, Kalkaska County, Grand Traverse County.

Antrim County, MI Vital Records

Where can find Antrim County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Antrim County vital records can be found at the Michigan Office of Vital Records has copies of birth, marriage, divorce and death records since 1867. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Michigan for current fees and application process.

You can search online for Antrim County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Michigan Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Applications to mail.

Antrim County, MI Census Records

What Antrim County, MI census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Antrim County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

Antrim Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1870 and 1880. Antrim Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1870 and 1880. Antrim Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. One can find free online and printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Michigan Census Records Research Guide

Antrim County, MI Courthouse and Government Records

Antrim County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Antrim County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Antrim County court, probate, and land records data as a useful resource of ancestry and genealogy information. Buried away in Michigan courthouses and archives everywhere are the ambitions and frustrations of countless Michigan residents.

The possibilities are excellent that your forefathers have left a comprehensive document of at least a number of facets of their lives in the Antrim County court records. Even if your forebears is not referred to in a Court case, contemplate all of the other procedures that could have lead to him or her to appear in court records. See Also Michigan Corthouse Records Research Guide.

Antrim County, MI Societies and Family History Resources

What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Antrim County, MI?
A list of Antrim County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Michigan Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.

Where can I connect with other Antrim County, MI Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Antrim County, MI?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Antrim County. Most of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Commercial Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some have to have a fee. This is just a list that has been compiled or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site above another.

Antrim Co. MI Books, Newspapers & Publications

Antrim Co. MI Cemeteries & Church Records

Antrim Co. MI Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Antrim Co. MI General and History Websites

Antrim Co. MI Immigration & Naturalization

Antrim Co. MI Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Antrim Co. MI Military Records

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