Place:Barry, Michigan, United States

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NameBarry
Alt namesBarrysource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates42.6°N 85.317°W
Located inMichigan, United States     (1829 - )
See alsoSt. Joseph, Michigan, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Barry County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. It is part of the Grand RapidsWyoming Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2010 census, the population was 59,173. The county seat is Hastings.

Barry County was formed by an act of the legislature of the Michigan Territory on April 29, 1829. The name comes from William Taylor Barry, United States Postmaster General under President Andrew Jackson, making it one of Michigan's "cabinet counties".

Barry County is part of the Grand Rapids-Wyoming metropolitan area.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1829 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1834 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1839 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1840 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1840 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1850 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1862 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1863 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1840 1,078
1850 5,072
1860 13,858
1870 22,199
1880 25,317
1890 23,783
1900 22,514
1910 22,633
1920 21,383
1930 20,928
1940 22,613
1950 26,183
1960 31,738
1970 38,166
1980 45,781
1990 50,057

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External links

www.rootsweb.com/~mibarry


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