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Van Buren County, Michigan

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The county was founded in 1829 and organized in 1837. It was named for Martin Van Buren before he became president. He was US Secretary of State and later Vice President under President Andrew Jackson, and thus Van Buren is one of Michigan's "Cabinet counties".

For a complete list of Townships & Communities, please see Wikipedia.

Adjacent Counties

Cities & Villages

  • Bangor
  • Bloomingdale
  • Breedsville
  • Decatur
  • Gobles
  • Hartford
  • Lawrence
  • Lawton
  • Mattawan
  • Paw Paw (County Seat)
  • South Haven (part)



MI Family History

Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places