Place:Newaygo, Michigan, United States

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Newaygo County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. It is part of the Grand RapidsWyoming, MI, Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2010 census, the population was 48,460. The county seat is White Cloud. Newaygo County was either named for an Ojibwe leader who signed the Saginaw Treaty of 1819[1] or for a Native American word meaning much water. See List of Michigan county name etymologies.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1840 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1840 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1850 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1851 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1867 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1870 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1880 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1893 Court 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
1850 510
1860 2,760
1870 7,294
1880 14,688
1890 20,476
1900 17,673
1910 19,220
1920 17,378
1930 17,029
1940 19,286
1950 21,567
1960 24,160
1970 27,992
1980 34,917
1990 38,202

Note: Newaygo's 1850 census boundaries were the same as those of 1870-1990.

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