Shiawassee County was formed in 1822 and
organized in 1837. It was named for the Shiawassee River, which
translates as "River that twists about." The Shiawassee River
enters the county near the southwest corner and flows through several
towns and villages until it exits the county near the center of the
northern boundary and empties into Saginaw Bay.
The county seat
As of the 2010 census, the population of the county is
I am your host,
Nancy Bliven. My father's family lived thorough out the southern
counties of Michigan and I will be adding a lot of information that I
have found to our website. You can help me and other researchers in
Shiawassee County by sending us any information you might have on the
History of the county, towns and townships.
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