Place:Saginaw, Michigan, United States

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Saginaw County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the population was 200,169. The county seat is Saginaw.[1] The county was created by September 10, 1822, and was fully organized on February 9, 1835.[1] Another source opines that: "There are two possible derivations: from 'Sace-nong' or 'Sak-e-nong' (Sauk Town) because the Sauk (Sac) once lived there, or from Chippewa words meaning 'place of the outlet' from 'sag' (an opening) and 'ong' (place of)." See List of Michigan county name etymologies.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1822 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1836 Land 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
1843 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
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
1890 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1840 892
1850 2,609
1860 12,693
1870 39,097
1880 59,095
1890 82,273
1900 81,222
1910 89,290
1920 100,286
1930 120,717
1940 130,468
1950 153,515
1960 190,752
1970 219,743
1980 228,059
1990 211,946

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External links

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