Place:Schoolcraft, Michigan, United States

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Schoolcraft County is a county in the Upper Peninsula of the state of Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the population was 8,485. The county seat is Manistique,[1] which lies along the northern shore of Lake Michigan. The county is named in honor of Henry Schoolcraft, who explored the area with the expedition of Lewis Cass.[1] The county is largely rural and forested, with much of the western portion of the county located within Hiawatha National Forest.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1843 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1850 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1870 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1870 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1871 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1874 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1881 Court 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
1850 16
1860 78
1870 799
1880 1,575
1890 5,818
1900 7,889
1910 8,681
1920 9,977
1930 8,451
1940 9,524
1950 9,148
1960 8,953
1970 8,226
1980 8,575
1990 8,302

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