Shiawassee

Shiawassee was founded in 1822 and organized in 1837.  As of the 2010 census, the population was 70,648.   The county seat is Corunna.  The county is named for the Shiawassee River, and means 'river that twists about'.

Shiawassee County is surrounded by Saginaw County, Genesee County, Clinton County, Livingston County, Ingham County, and Gratiot County.

Selected general works

Ellis, Franklin.
History of Shiawassee and Clinton counties, Michigan: with illustrations and biographical sketches of their prominent men and pioneers. 1880, 1998.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  F572.S7 H6 1998

Caldwell, Norman C.
Footsteps: a biography of the elected Shiawassee County surveyors, 1837-1997, and Michigan statutes relating to the office. 1997.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N TA532 .C35 1997

Han, Lila.
Echoes of yesteryears: a brief history of Shiawassee County, the naming of our townships, our roads, our hamlets and our towns, plus our early post offices and stage coach stops, Shiawassee County road commissioners 1912-1996, the Shiawassee County surveyors 1823-1995. 1996.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  F572.S7 H36 1996

Shiawassee County Historical Society.
Echoes of yesteryears: Shiawassee County schools ... 1837-1987. 1988.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  LA308.S47 E35 1988

Zdunic, Margaret Younce.
Shiawassee County: 150th anniversary historical booklet, tour guide. 1987.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  F572.S7 Z35 1987

Selected newspapers

Laingsburg.
Laingsburg Press. 1926-1962.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Owosso.
Argus-Press. • 1972-9999.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Owosso.
Owosso Argus-Press. 1916-1972.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Perry.
Perry Journal. 1899-1902, 1904-1906 and 1910-1937.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Perry.
Perry Journal. 1937-1959 and 1987-1991.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Selected plats, maps, and atlases

Boyd, Gregory A.
Family maps of Shiawassee County, Michigan: with homesteads, roads, waterways, towns, cemeteries, railroads, and more. 2007.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  F572.S7 B69 2007

Geil and Jones.
Map of the counties of Genesee & Shiawassee, Michigan / from actual surveys & official records by Geil & Jones; surveys by J.W. Stout, J.D. Nash & C. Wilson; engraved on stone by Herline & Hensel. 1859.
LIB OF MICH RARE MICH MAPS 4N  G4113.G4G46 1859 .G45

Atlas Publishing Co..
Illustrated atlas of Shiawassee County, Michigan. 1895.
LIB OF MICH RARE MICH 4N  Folio G1413.S7 A48 1895

W.W. Hixson & Co.
Plat book of Shiawassee County, Michigan. 1930?.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  G 1413 .S7 H5 1930z

Michigan Grand River Watershed Council.
Grand River tributary canoeing maps, Maple River. 1976.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN FLAT FILE 2N  Undersize G4112.M372E63 1976 .M5

Selected records, indexes, and transcriptions

Thomas, Len.
Civil War gravesites : a compilation of Genesee, Lapeer and Shiawassee Counties. 2016.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  F572.G3 T5 2016

Shiawassee County Historical Society.
Echoes of yesteryears : Owosso schools historical records 1837-2003. 2003.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  F574.O9 E34 2003

Shiawassee County Historical Society.
Articles, 1872-1877, Shiawassee County, MI. 1992.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  F572.S7 A7 1992

Hazelton, Frances Herber.
Laingsburg paper, 11 Feb 1926-end of 1967, Shiawassee Co., Michigan. 2001.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  F574.L36 H394 2001

Hazelton, Frances Herber.
The Durand express, death & obit's [sic], Feb. 1879-end 1978, Shiawasee [sic] Co., Michigan. 1998.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  F574.D87 H393 1998

Selected government publications

Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge.
Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge. 1996.
LIB OF MICH US DOCS 4S  I 49.44/2:SH 6x

Soil Conservation Service, Agriculture Dept..
Soil survey, Shiawassee County, Mich.. 1974.
LIB OF MICH US DOCS 4S  A 57.38:SH 6

Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Water Bureau.
Chronic toxicity assessment of Owosso/Mid-Shiawassee Co. WWTP outfall 001 effluent and new pathogen interference control method trial, Owosso, Michigan, May 13-20, 2005. 2005.
LIB OF MICH MICH DOCS OFFICIAL  TD224.M5 S8-05/119

Project Outreach of the Michigan State Board of Education.
Attitudes and opinions of voters toward special education services in Shiawassee Intermediate School District : a public opinion survey of registered voters in Shiawassee ISD. 1988.
LIB OF MICH MICH DOCS OFFICIAL  LC3983.S55 A88 1988

Updated 12/03/2018