Hillsdale

The county of Hillsdale was organized in 1835. The name derives from the rolling hills and dales of the land. It is the only county bordered by two state, Ohio and Indiana.

Selected general works 

History of Hillsdale County, Michigan, with illustrations and biographical sketches of some of its prominent men and pioneers. 1879.
LIB OF MICH RARE MICH 4N  F572.H6 H55 1879

Hillsdale Daily News.
Hillsdale County pictorial history. 2004.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  F572.H6 H5442 2004

Bisher, Dan.
Faded memories: examination & profiles of Hillsdale County, Michigan's pioneer period. 2014.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  F572.H6 B5

Hillsdale County Historical Society and the Hillsdale County Bicentennial Commission.
150 years in the hills and dales: a bicentennial history of Hillsdale County. 1976.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N   F 572 .H6 O54z

Revolutionary soldiers of Hillsdale County, Michigan: their lives and lineages. 19??.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  F572.H6 R35

Selected newspapers

Hillsdale.
Hillsdale Daily News. 1915 - present.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Hillsdale.
Hillsdale Standard. 1851 - 1906.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Jonesville.
Jonesville Independent. 1897-1918, 1921-1927, 1929-1967.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Jonesville.
Michigan Expositor. 1844-1846, 1847-1858.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Litchfield.
Litchfield Gazette. 1880, 1901-1969.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Selected plats, maps, and atlases

Peck, Paul R.
Landsmen of Hillsdale County: an atlas and plat of the first landowners of Hillsdale County. 1984.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  F572 .H6 P425z

Mitchell Public Library.
Cemetery records of Hillsdale County. 1983.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  F572.H6 C45z

Geo. A. Ogle & Co.
Standard atlas of Hillsdale County. 1916.
LIB OF MICH RARE MICH 4N  Folio G1413.H5 G46

W.W. Hixson & Co.
Plat book of Hillsdale County. 1930.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  G 1413 .H5 H5

Region 2 Planning Commission.
Land use atlas, 1973. 1974.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  Folio G1413.H5 G4 R4 1974z

Selected records, indexes, and transcriptions

Keck, M. Anthonyta.
Cemetery records of Allen Township, Hillsdale County. 1978.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  F572.H6 K42z

Elliot, Arleen A.
Index of persons appearing in the History of Hillsdale County, Michigan, published, 1879. 1978.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  F572.H6 H55z Index

Hillsdale County Clerk's Office and Hillsdale County Genealogical Society.
Hillsdale County death index. 2004.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  F572.H6 H558

Haughton, Bill.
Hillsdale County, Michigan surname index: naturalization, 1846-1930. 1991.
LIB OF MICH - MICH DOCS 2S F572.H6 H3

Southern Michigan Genealogical Society.
Plat indexes for Hillsdale County, Michigan, 1857, 1872, 1894, 1909. 1990.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N   F572.H6 P55

Selected government publications

Michigan. State Highway Commission.
Highway and recreational information map. Hillsdale County. 1973.
LIB OF MICH MICH DOCS FLAT FILE 2N  G4113.H5 1973 .M53

Michigan Economic Development Department.
Hillsdale County: economic data sheet. 1957, 1959, 1961.
LIB OF MICH - MICH DOCS 2S HC107.M52 H55

State of Michigan, Department of Auditor General.
Examination of the records and accounts of Hillsdale County for the calendar year. 1954,
1957-1961, 1964-1966, 1968-1970.
LIB OF MICH MICH DOCS OFFICIAL  HJ9259.H55 E93

Hillsdale County (Mich.). Probate Court.
Probate packets, 1900-1914; Probate index, Hillsdale County. 1985.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM 2S  F572.H6 H5

Kus, Susan Mary.
Report of the archaeological survey of the Michigan Department of State Highways and Transportation right-of-way for US-127 from US-12 to M-50 [in] Jackson, Hillsdale and Lenawee Counties. 1977.
LIB OF MICH MICH DOCS OFFICIAL  F572.J2 K8

Updated 11/14/2018