Place:Cheboygan, Michigan, United States

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NameCheboygan
Alt namesCheboygansource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates45.45°N 84.5°W
Located inMichigan, United States     (1840 - )
See alsoMackinac, 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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Cheboygan County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the population was 26,152. The county seat is Cheboygan.

The name of the county shares the same origin as that of the Cheboygan River, although the precise meaning is no longer known. It may have come from an Ojibwe word zhaabonigan meaning "sewing needle". Alternatively, the origin may have been "Chabwegan," meaning "a place of ore". It has also been described as "a Native American word first applied to the river. See List of Michigan county name etymologies.

The county boundaries were set off in 1840 and county government organized in 1853.[1]

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1840 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1854 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1854 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1854 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1860 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1860 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1867 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1867 Marriage 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
1860 517
1870 2,196
1880 6,524
1890 11,986
1900 15,516
1910 17,872
1920 13,991
1930 11,502
1940 13,644
1950 13,731
1960 14,550
1970 16,573
1980 20,649
1990 21,398

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