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Cass County
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County Information
courthouse 1909
Courthouse 1909

Named for Lewis Cass, the Michigan Territorial Governor at the time the county was created in 1829
Its county seat is Cassopolis

Instead, settlers from Ohio and Indiana who had heard of the prairie lands came to occupy them, reaching the Michigan Territory over a branch of the Chicago Road leading from Fort Wayne, Indiana. The population of Cass County was over 3,000 by 1834

Cities
Dowagiac * Niles
Villages
Cassopolis (county seat) * Edwardsburg * Marcellus * Vandalia
Unincorporated Communities
Adamsville * Calvin Center * Glenwood * Jones * La Grange * Penn * Pokagon * Sumnerville * Union * Wakelee

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County Records

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Census Records

Death Records

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History Topics

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Obituaries and Death Notices

Photo Gallery

School Records

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Website Updates:
Feb2017:  More township histories
 

 

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Adjacent Counties
Van Buren County (north)
St. Joseph County (east)
Berrien County (west)
Elkhart County, Indiana (southeast)
St. Joseph County, Indiana (southwest)
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