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Charlevoix County, Michigan
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Charlevoix County, Michigan Facts

When was Charlevoix County, MI Created?
Charlevoix County was created on April 2 1869 from Antrim CountyEmmet County and Otsego County (originally named Keshkaiko County until renamed on March 8 1843 annexed to Emmet County in 1853 reformed in 1869).

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

What counties are adjacent to Charlevoix County, MI?
Bordering Counties are Emmet CountyCheboygan CountyOtsego CountyAntrim County.

Charlevoix County, MI Census Records

What Charlevoix County, MI census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Charlevoix County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 18701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

Charlevoix Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1870 and 1880. Charlevoix Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1870 and 1880. Charlevoix 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

Charlevoix County, MI Courthouse and Government Records

Charlevoix County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Charlevoix County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Charlevoix 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 Charlevoix 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.

Charlevoix County, MI Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

What other genealogical resources are available in Charlevoix County, MI?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Charlevoix 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.

Charlevoix Co. MI Books, Newspapers & Publications

Charlevoix Co. MI Cemeteries & Church Records

Charlevoix Co. MI Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Charlevoix Co. MI General and History Websites

Charlevoix Co. MI Immigration & Naturalization

Charlevoix Co. MI Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Charlevoix Co. MI Military Records