Place:Wexford, Michigan, United States

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NameWexford
Alt namesKautawaubetsource: Family History Library Catalog
Wexfordsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates44.333°N 85.567°W
Located inMichigan, United States     (1840 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Wexford County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the population was 32,735. The county seat is Cadillac. Wexford County is part of the Cadillac, Michigan, Micropolitan Statistical Area, which includes Missaukee County. When established in 1840 by the Michigan Legislature, the county was given the name Kautawabet, a Potawatomi phrase meaning "broken tooth" and the name of an area Potawatomi chief. In 1843, legislators renamed the county Wexford, after County Wexford in Ireland.[1]

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1840 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1864 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
1869 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1869 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1869 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1870 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
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
1870 650
1880 6,815
1890 11,278
1900 16,845
1910 20,769
1920 18,207
1930 16,827
1940 17,976
1950 18,628
1960 18,466
1970 19,717
1980 25,102
1990 26,360

Note: Wexford's 1870 census boundaries were the same as those of 1890-1990.

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External links

www.rootsweb.com/~miwexfor


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