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Montcalm County, Michigan
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Montcalm County, Michigan Facts

When was Montcalm County, MI Created?
Montcalm County was created on March 2, 1831 from Michilimackinac County and unorganized territory .

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

What counties are adjacent to Montcalm County, MI?
Bordering Counties are Isabella CountyMecosta CountyGratiot CountyNewaygo CountyIonia CountyKent County.

Montcalm County, MI Census Records

What Montcalm County, MI census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Montcalm County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 18401850186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

Montcalm Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Montcalm Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Montcalm 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

Montcalm County, MI Courthouse and Government Records

Montcalm County Courthouse

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

Montcalm County, MI Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Montcalm Co. MI Books, Newspapers & Publications

Montcalm Co. MI Cemeteries & Church Records

Montcalm Co. MI Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Montcalm Co. MI General and History Websites

Montcalm Co. MI Immigration & Naturalization

Montcalm Co. MI Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Montcalm Co. MI Military Records