Place:Ionia, Michigan, United States

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Ionia County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. It is part of the Grand Rapids-Wyoming Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2010 census, the population was 63,905. The county seat is Ionia. The Ionia County Courthouse was built by Claire Allen, a prominent southern Michigan architect.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1831 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1835 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1836 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1837 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
1845 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1850 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

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1840 1,923
1850 7,597
1860 16,682
1870 27,681
1880 33,872
1890 32,801
1900 34,329
1910 33,550
1920 33,087
1930 35,093
1940 35,710
1950 38,158
1960 43,132
1970 45,848
1980 51,815
1990 57,024

Research Tips

The present extent of Ionia County was historically divided into 16 land survey townships in a grid 4 (east-west) by 4 (north-south).

External links

www.rootsweb.com/~miionia


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