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Alger County Michigan
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County Information
Alger County was detached from Schoolcraft County, set off and organized in 1885. The county was named for lumber baron Russell Alexander Alger, who was elected as a Michigan Governor, and U.S. Senator, and appointed as U.S. Secretary of War during the William McKinley Presidential administration.

Munising (county seat)




Autrain * Chatham * Christmas * Deerton * Eben Junction * Forest Lake * Grand Marais * Kiva * Limestone *
Melstrand * Munising - County Seat * Rumely * Rock River * Sand River * Shelter Bay * Shingleton * Sundell *
Traunik * Trenary * Van Meer * Wetmore

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County Records


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County Records

Death Records

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History Topics

Marriage Records

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Obituaries and Death Notices

Photo Gallery

School Records

Wills/Probate Records


Website Updates:
May 2018: Newspaper Articles - Community news (2), Miscellaneous news; Obituaries: Ella Cox Whitmore, Thomas Hanna, Clifford L. Peters




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Adjacent Counties
 Luce County (east)
Schoolcraft County (southeast)
Delta County (south)
Marquette County (west)
Thunder Bay District, Ontario (north)

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