Place:Shiawassee, Michigan, United States

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NameShiawassee
Alt namesShiawasseesource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates42.95°N 84.15°W
Located inMichigan, United States     (1822 - )
See alsoOakland, Michigan, United StatesParent 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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Shiawassee is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan, the sole county of the Owosso Micropolitan Statistical Area, and part of the greater Lansing Combined Statistical Area. As of the 2010 census, the population was 70,648. The county seat is Corunna.[1] The center of population of Michigan is located in Shiawassee County, in the township of Bennington Shiawassee County is named for the Shiawassee River, and means 'river that twists about'.[1]

The Shiawassee County Courthouse was built by Claire Allen, a prominent southern Michigan architect.

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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
1840 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1840 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1848 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

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1840 2,103
1850 5,230
1860 12,349
1870 20,858
1880 27,059
1890 30,952
1900 33,866
1910 33,246
1920 35,924
1930 39,517
1940 41,207
1950 45,967
1960 53,446
1970 63,075
1980 71,140
1990 69,770

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External links

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