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Newaygo County, Michigan
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Newaygo County, Michigan Facts

When was Newaygo County, MI Created?
Newaygo County was created on April 1, 1840 from Oceana County and Mckinac County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Newaygo County, MI?
Bordering Counties are Lake CountyMecosta CountyMontcalm County (east-southeast), Kent CountyMuskegon CountyOceana County.

Newaygo County, MI Census Records

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

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

Newaygo County, MI Courthouse and Government Records

Newaygo County Courthouse

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

Newaygo County, MI Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Newaygo Co. MI Books, Newspapers & Publications

Newaygo Co. MI Cemeteries & Church Records

Newaygo Co. MI Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Newaygo Co. MI General and History Websites

Newaygo Co. MI Immigration & Naturalization

Newaygo Co. MI Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Newaygo Co. MI Military Records