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Delta County, Michigan
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Delta County, Michigan Facts

When was Delta County, MI Created?
Delta County was created on March 9, 1843 from Mackinac County and unorganized territory .

What is the County Seat of Delta County, MI?
The County Seat is located in Escanaba also, the county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Delta County, MI?
Bordering Counties are Alger CountyMarquette CountyMenominee CountySchoolcraft County.

Delta County, MI Census Records

What Delta County, MI census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Delta County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1850186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

Delta Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Delta Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Delta Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. One can find free online and printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Michigan Census Records Research Guide

Delta County, MI Courthouse and Government Records

Delta County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Delta County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Delta County court, probate, and land records data as a useful resource of ancestry and genealogy information. Buried away in Michigan courthouses and archives everywhere are the ambitions and frustrations of countless Michigan residents.

The possibilities are excellent that your forefathers have left a comprehensive document of at least a number of facets of their lives in the Delta County court records. Even if your forebears is not referred to in a Court case, contemplate all of the other procedures that could have lead to him or her to appear in court records. See Also Michigan Corthouse Records Research Guide.

Delta County, MI Societies and Family History Resources

What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Delta County, MI?
A list of Delta County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Michigan Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.

Where can I connect with other Delta County, MI Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Delta County, MI?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Delta County. Most of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Commercial Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some have to have a fee. This is just a list that has been compiled or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site above another.

Delta Co. MI Books, Newspapers & Publications

Delta Co. MI Cemeteries & Church Records

Delta Co. MI Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Delta Co. MI General and History Websites

Delta Co. MI Immigration & Naturalization

Delta Co. MI Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Delta Co. MI Military Records