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Huron County, Michigan
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Huron County, Michigan Facts

When was Huron County, MI Created?
Huron County was created on April 1, 1840 from Sanilac County.

What is the County Seat of Huron County, MI?
The County Seat is located in Bad Axe also, the county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Huron County, MI?
Bordering Counties are Sanilac CountyTuscola County.

Huron County, MI Census Records

What Huron County, MI census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Huron County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 18401850186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

Huron Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Huron Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Huron 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

Huron County, MI Courthouse and Government Records

Huron County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Huron County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Huron 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 Huron 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.

Huron County, MI Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

What other genealogical resources are available in Huron County, MI?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Huron 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.

Huron Co. MI Books, Newspapers & Publications

Huron Co. MI Cemeteries & Church Records

Huron Co. MI Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Huron Co. MI General and History Websites

Huron Co. MI Immigration & Naturalization

Huron Co. MI Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Huron Co. MI Military Records