Isabella

Laid off in 1831, and officially organized in 1859, Isabella County is home to the the Saginaw Chippewa Indian tribe and Central Michigan University.
 

Isabella County consists of 16 townships and 2 cities, Clare, and the county seat Mt. Pleasant.  Adjacent counties include Clare, Mecosta, Montcalm, Gratiot and Midland.

Selected general works

Humphrys, C. R.
Isabella County lake inventory. 1962.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  Folio GB 1625 .M5 I83 1962

Portrait and biographical album of Isabella County, Mich.. 1884.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  F 572.I7 P8 1884

Fancher, Isaac A.
Past and present of Isabella County, Michigan. 1911.
LIB OF MICH RARE MICH 4N  F 572 .I7 F2 1911

Isabella County Genealogical Society.
Isabella County, Michigan : families & history. 2003.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  F 572 .I7 I833 2003

Goodwin, John S.
Oh, say, did I ever tell you--. 1998.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  F 572.I7 G66 1998

Winn area centennial, 1876-1976. 1976.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  F 574 .W58 W55 1976

Church, William.
Chippewa Ranch. 2007.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  GV 194 .M5 C56 2007

Shaw, Daniel L.
Blanchard : from lumbering to agriculture. 1986.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  SD538.2.M5 S53 1986

Mt. Pleasant area and Chippewa Indian centennial, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, July 18-25, 1964. 1964
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  F 574 .M685 M6 1964  

Selected newspapers

Mt. Pleasant.
Central Michigan life. 1941-2011.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Mt. Pleasant.
Tribal observer. 1978-2005.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Weidman.
Weidman messenger/dispatch 1939-1965 (various years).
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Mt. Pleasant.
Mt. Pleasant times/Isabella County enterprise. 1895-1977 (various years).
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Mt. Pleasant.
Morning sun. 1977-2011
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Selected plats, maps, and atlases

Hayes, E. L.
Atlas of Isabella County, Michigan : to which is added a township map of Michigan, a railroad map of the United States & a map of the world. 1879.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM 2S  F 566 .C67 1973 r.40 no.123

Rockford Map Publishers.
Atlas & plat book, Isabella County, Michigan.. 1960-1997 (various years).
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  G 1413 .I8 R62

W.S. McAlpine Map Co..
Map of Isabella County, Michigan / drawn and published by W.S. McAlpine Map Co. from authentic state, federal, and county surveys.. 1938.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN FLAT FILE 2N  Undersize G 4113 .I8P2 1938 .W8

Mt. Pleasant and Isabella County, Michigan: including detailed downtown map, Central Michigan University campus map, Blanchard, Lake Isabella, Rosebush, Shepherd, Weidman, Winn. 1993.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN FLAT FILE 2N  Undersize G4114.M72 1993 .M68

Selected records, indexes, and transcriptions

Fosburg, Marilyn Geasler.
Bibliography, Isabella County area books and manuscripts : local authors, historic manuscripts, historic newspapers, area centennial books, cook books. 2009.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  F 572 .I7 F67 2009

Burwash, Myrta Wilsey.
Index to Past and present of Isabella County, Michigan, by Isaac A. Fancher. 199?
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  F572.I7 F2 Index

Burwash, Myrta Wilsey.
Deed to the Court House Square, Mount Pleasant, Michigan, Isabella County. 1936.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  F 572 .I7 B872 1936

Escenweck, Mabel Wonch.
Transcriptions from Mabel Wonch Escenweck [sic] scrapbook, Shepherd,Michigan area. 1979.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  F574.S54 E73z

Burwash, Myrta Wilsey.
Isabella County, Michigan, marriages : from the earliest records to the year 1880. 1999?.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  F 572 .I7 B87 1900z  

Selected government publications

Michigan Dept. of Natural Resources.
Isabella County. 1969.
LIB OF MICH MICH DOCS FLAT FILE 2N  G 4113 .I8E63 1969 .M548

Board of County Road Commissioners.
Official road map of Isabella County, Michigan, and street map of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan : 1968. 1968.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN FLAT FILE 2N  Undersize G 4114 .I8P2 1968 .O4

Haye, E. L.
Atlas of Isabella County, Michigan. 1879.
LIB OF MICH RARE MICH 4N  Folio G 1413 .I8 H38 1879

Isabella County.
Directories. 1953-1982.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  JS 3 .M52 I8z

Updated 11/21/2018