Place:Oceana, Michigan, United States

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NameOceana
Alt namesOceanasource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates43.65°N 86.25°W
Located inMichigan, United States     (1831 - )
See alsoMuskegon, Michigan, United StatesChild 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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Oceana County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the population was 26,570. The county seat is Hart. Oceana County is thought to be named for Lake Michigan, a freshwater "ocean." However, there is an opposing viewpoint which holds that it was named for the book Oceana, written by James Harrington in 1656.[1]

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1831 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1840 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1846 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1859 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
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
1900 Probate 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 496
1850 300
1860 1,816
1870 7,222
1880 11,699
1890 15,698
1900 16,644
1910 18,379
1920 15,601
1930 13,805
1940 14,812
1950 16,105
1960 16,547
1970 17,984
1980 22,002
1990 22,454

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External links

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