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Saginaw County, Michigan
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Saginaw County, Michigan Facts

When was Saginaw County, MI Created?
Saginaw County was created on September 10, 1822 from St. Clair County and unorganized territory .

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

What counties are adjacent to Saginaw County, MI?
Bordering Counties are Bay CountyMidland CountyTuscola CountyGratiot CountyGenesee CountyShiawassee CountyClinton County.

Saginaw County, MI Census Records

What Saginaw County, MI census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Saginaw County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 183018401850186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

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

Saginaw County, MI Courthouse and Government Records

Saginaw County Courthouse

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

Saginaw County, MI Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Saginaw Co. MI Books, Newspapers & Publications

Saginaw Co. MI Cemeteries & Church Records

Saginaw Co. MI Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Saginaw Co. MI General and History Websites

Saginaw Co. MI Immigration & Naturalization

Saginaw Co. MI Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Saginaw Co. MI Military Records

Saginaw Co. MI Schools & Directories