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Gogebic County, Michigan
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Gogebic County, Michigan Facts

When was Gogebic County, MI Created?
Gogebic County was created on February 7, 1887 from Ontonagon County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Gogebic County, MI?
Bordering Counties are Ontonagon CountyIron County Vilas County Wisconsin Iron County Wisconsin.

Gogebic County, MI Census Records

What Gogebic County, MI census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Gogebic County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

Gogebic 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

Gogebic County, MI Courthouse and Government Records

Gogebic County Courthouse

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

Gogebic County, MI Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Gogebic Co. MI Books, Newspapers & Publications

Gogebic Co. MI Cemeteries & Church Records

Gogebic Co. MI Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Gogebic Co. MI General and History Websites

Gogebic Co. MI Immigration & Naturalization

Gogebic Co. MI Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Gogebic Co. MI Military Records