Bay County Michigan
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 Bay County, Michigan

Bay City Center ave
ca. 1909 Bay City, MI  Center Avenue

Bay County was created in 1857 from portions of Arenac, Midland, and Saginaw counties. .

Auburn - Bay City - Bangor - Beaver - Frankenlust - Hampton - Kawkawlin - Monitor - Pinconning
Portsmouth - Williams

County Seat: Bay City

Year Organized: 1857
Square Miles: 631



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 County Data

Biographies Marriage Index
Birth Index Marriage Notices
Birth Notices Military
Books Miscellaneous Data
Burial Index Museums
Cemeteries News/Brevities
Census Data Newspapers
Churches Obituaries
County History Photographs
Crime Pioneers
Death Index Post Offices
Directories Research Help
Disasters Schools
Divorce Index Societies
FAQs Stories
Historical Landmarks Tax Lists
Libraries Towns
Maps Voter Lists
Website Updates:
Aug 2018 - 1879 Mortality Schedule for Hampton Twp
May 2017 - 1870 Mortality Schedule for Bay City (all wards) and Monitor Twp
Oct 2016 - 1870 Mortality Schedules for Arenac and Bangor Twp
Sept 2016 - Gamble Obit from Karen K.
Previous Updates



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