Start My Family Tree Welcome to Geni, home of the world's largest family tree.
Join Geni to explore your genealogy and family history in the World's Largest Family Tree.

Huron County, Michigan

« Back to Projects Dashboard

Project Tags

view all

Profiles

Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Huron County, Michigan.

Official Website

Huron County was created by Michigan law on April 1, 1840, and was fully organized by an Act of Legislature on January 25, 1859.

The name Huron was derived from the word "hures" as used in the phrase "În elles hures" (what heads) as applied by an astonished French traveler to the Wyandotte (Huron) Indians on beholding their mode of dressing the hair. During 1649 and the Beaver Wars of the mid-17th century, the Iroquois from the areas of New York and Pennsylvania drove out the Wyandotte, in order to control the fur trade.

Adjacent Counties

Cities & Villages

  • Bad Axe (County Seat)
  • Caseville
  • Elkton
  • Harbor Beach
  • Kinde
  • Owendale
  • Pigeon
  • Port Austin
  • Port Hope
  • Sebewaing
  • Ubly

Other Townships & Communities: Bach, Bay Port, Berne, Bingham, Bloomfield, Brookfield, Caseville, Chandler, Colfax, Cracow, Dwight, Fairhaven, Filion, Glencoe, Gore, Grant, Grindstone City, Helena, Hume, Huron, Huron City, Lake, Lewisville, Lincoln, Linkville, McKinley, Meade, Oliver, Paris, Parisville, Pawlowski, Pinnebog, Pointe aux Barques, Popple, Port Austin, Rapson, Redman, Rose Island, Rubicon, Ruth, Sand Beach, Sheridan, Sherman, Sigel, Valley Island, Verona, Weale, White Rock and Winsor

Links

Wikipedia

RAOGK

Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places