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Iron County, Michigan
Genealogy, History & Facts

Iron County, Michigan Facts

When was Iron County, MI Created?
Iron County was created on April 3, 1885 from Marquette County and Menominee County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Iron County, MI?
Bordering Counties are Houghton CountyBaraga CountyMarquette CountyOntonagon CountyDickinson CountyGogebic County Florence County, Wisconsin, Forest County, Wisconsin Vilas County, Wisconsin.

Iron County, MI Census Records

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

Iron 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

Iron County, MI Courthouse and Government Records

Iron County Courthouse

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

Iron County, MI Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Iron Co. MI Books, Newspapers & Publications

Iron Co. MI Cemeteries & Church Records

Iron Co. MI Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Iron Co. MI General and History Websites

Iron Co. MI Immigration & Naturalization

Iron Co. MI Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Iron Co. MI Military Records