Ontonogan

Set off in 1843 and attached to Chippewa. The boundary was restated in 1845 omitting Isle Royale. Attached to Houghton County in 1846. Organized in 1848. The western two tiers of townships of Houghton County were attached to Ontonagon County in 1853.

Surrounding Counties are Gogebic, Iron, and Houghton.

Selected general works

Boyd, Gregory A.
Family maps of Ontonagon County, Michigan: with homesteads, roads, waterways, towns, cemeteries, railroads, and more. 2009.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N   F572.O6 B69 2009

Papineau, Joseph R.
Old Victoria, forest queen of copper mines, 1841-1991: 150 years west of the Ontonagon. 1998.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N   TN443.Z6 V532 1998

Society for the Restoration of Old Victoria.
Old Victoria photo album. [1984].
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N   TN443.Z6 V538 1984

Johanson, Bruce H.
This land, the Ontonagon: a short history of Ontonagon County, Michigan. 2007.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N   F572.O6 J64 2007

Jamison, Knox.
A history of Bergland, Ontonagon County, Michigan. 1965.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N   F574.B473 J36 1965

Selected newspapers

Ewen.
CLOVERLAND PRESS. 1919-1920, 1925, 1932, 1934, 1936, 1940-1942.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Ontonagon.
LAKE SUPERIOR MINER. 1856-1859, 1867-1870.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Ontonagon.
ONTONAGON HERALD. 1890-1934, 1937-2008.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Ontonagon.
ONTONAGON MINER. 1872-1873, 1875, 1876-1889.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Selected plats, maps, and atlases

W.W. Hixson & Co.
Plat book of Ontonagon County, Michigan. [between 1930 and 1939?].
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N   G 1413 .O5 H5 1930

Rockford Map Publishers.
Land atlas & plat book, Ontonagon County, Michigan. 1977, 1981, 1985, 1990, 1993.
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Rockford Map Publishers.
Farm plat book, Ontonagon County, Michigan. 1959.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N   G 1413 .O5 R62  1959

Ontonagon County (Mich.). County Clerk.
Ontonagon County recreational map: "visit the Porcupines," delightful to the tourist. [1952].
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN FLAT FILE 2N   G4113.O5E63 1952 .O5

Selected records, indexes, and transcriptions

Miller, Lee A.
Index & reference guide for the copper mining industry of Michigan. [1986].
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N   TN 443 .M5 M54 1986

Reeve, Gladys Moore.
Ontonagon County, Michigan, cemetery records. 1982.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N   F572.O6 R4

Selected government publications

Ontonagon County (Mich.).
Examination of the records and accounts of Ontonagon County for the calendar year of .... 1954-1969 (incomplete).
LIB OF MICH MICH DOCS OFFICIAL   HJ9259.O58 E93

Michigan. State Highway Department.
General highway map, Ontonagon County. 1940.
LIB OF MICH MICH DOCS OFFICIAL FLAT FILE (3rd floor closed stx)   G4113.O5P2 1940 .M5

Michigan. State Highway Department.
Road map of Ontonagon County. [1923].
LIB OF MICH MICH DOCS OFFICIAL FLAT FILE (3rd floor closed stx)   Oversize| G4113.O5P2 1923 .M5

United States. Office of Economic Opportunity. Information Center.
Community profile, Ontonagon County, Michigan. [1967?].
LIB OF MICH US DOCS 4S   PrEx 10.9/5:On 7

Updated 12/03/2018