Roscommon

Roscommon County was established in 1841 and organized in 1875.  It was originally called Mikenauk County and rename for County Roscommon, Ireland in 1843.

The city of Roscommon is the county seat.  Contiguous counties are Clare, Gladwin, Ogemaw, Crawford and Missaukee.

Selected general works

Carpenter, George E.
The reorganization of Roscommon County school system. 1937
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N LB 2817.4.M5 C37 1937

Curnalia, James Henry
A memoir of Roscommon, Michigan.  1991?
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N CS 71.C8 C86 1991

Higgins Lake: Michigan’s most beautiful inland lake. 1959
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N F 574.R67 M53 1959

Selected newspapers

Roscommon.
Roscommon News. June 19, 1885- April 17, 1896; and incomplete run from March 1902- November 1907, see catalog for exact dates covered.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Roscommon.
Roscommon herald-news. January 4, 1912- January 14, 1960; October 29, 1964- February 29, 1980.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Roscommon.
Roscommon County herald-news. March 6, 1980-December 28, 2008.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Selected plats, maps, and atlases

Rockford Map Publishers.
Atlas & plat book, Roscommon County, Michigan [titles varies. 1963, 1968, 1971, 1974, 1979, 1982/83, 1986, 1990, 1994-97.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N G1413.R6 R625

Hixson, W.W.
Plat book of Roscommon County, Michigan. 1930?
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N G1413.R6 H5 1930

Selected records, indexes, and transcriptions

Roscommon County state census, 1884. 1981
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM 2S F 572.R6 R6 1884 roll 1

Fairview Cemetery: Roscommon County, Richfield Township, Section 23. 1979.
LIB OF MICH 2N F 574.R49 F3 1979

Selected government publications

Examination of the records and accounts of Roscommon County for the calendar year of …   [titles varies] 1950, 1952-53, 1954, 1956-61, 1963, 1965, 1969, 1972, 1974, 1976
LIB OF MICH MICH DOCS HJ 9259.R67 E93

Michigan. Land Economic Survey Division.
Soil and lay of the land map of Roscommon County. 1925.
LIB OF MICH MICH DOCS FLAT FILE 2N G4113.R6J3 1924 M5 Map

Community profile: Houghton Lake.  1986
LIB OF MICH MICH DOCS HC 108.H685 C66 1986

Profile of Roscommon County, Michigan. 1988-93
LIB OF MICH MICH DOCS HC 107.M57 A1 Roscommon

Updated 12/03/2018