Tuscola

Tuscola County is a county located in the Thumb region of Michigan.  The county seat is Caro.  The county was established on April 1, 1840. The Michigan Legislature passed an act on March 2, 1850, that empowered the county residents to organize governmental functions.

Tuscola County is surrounded by Huron, Sanilac, Saginaw, Lapeer, Genesee and Bay Counties.

Selected general works

Smith, Dee.
Treks into the past: historical sketches of Michigan's thumb. 1989.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  F566 .S64 1989

Tuscola County (Mich.). Land Use Planning Committee.
Tuscola County's land and people: an appraisal with recommendations for the future. Tuscola County's land and people: an appraisal with recommendations for the future.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  HD211.M5 T8 1953

Chapman Brothers.
Portrait and biographical record of Genesee, Lapeer and Tuscola counties, Michigan. 1892.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  F572.G3 P8

Selected newspapers

Caro.
Tuscola Advertiser. 1868-1871 and 1879.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Caro.
Tuscola County Advertiser. 1884-1942, 1944-1950 and 1997-2008.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Cass City.
Cass City Chronicle. 1971-1989 and 1991.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Selected plats, maps, and atlases

Pettibone, D. A.
Map of Saginaw and Tuscola, with part of Genesee, Lapeer, Huron & Midland Counties, Michigan. 1858.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN FLAT FILE 2N  Undersize G4113.S2 1858 .P48 1900z

W.W. Hixson & Co.
Plat book of Tuscola County, Michigan. 1929?.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  G 1413 .T8 H5 1920

F.W. Beers & Co.
Topographical map of Tuscola Co., Michigan : from recent and actual surveys and records. 1875.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN FLAT FILE 2N  Undersize G4113.T8 1875 .B44a

Farm & Home Publishers.
Tuscola County, Michigan, 2008: plat book. 2008.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  G1413.T8 G46 F3 2008

Deeter, E. B..
Soil survey of Tuscola County, Michigan. 1931.
LIB OF MICH US DOCS 4S  A 47.5:926/29

Selected records, indexes, and transcriptions

Benson, Clyde E.
Index to Portrait and biographical record of Genesee, Lapeer and Tuscola counties, Michigan. circa 1970.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  F572.G3 P8 Index

Nancy Rendon, et al.
Civil War veterans buried in Tuscola County, Michigan.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  E494 .C58z

Sherman, Alonzo Joseph.
Index to Civil War discharges, Tuscola County, Michigan. 1990.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  F572.T9 S54 1990

Fairgrove Township (Mich.). School District no. 3.
School district record, for district no. three, township of Fairgrove, County of Tuscola and State of Michigan. 1871-1894.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  Folio L63.T8 F35 1871

Tuscola County (Mich.). School District No. 3.
School records Tuscola county, 1901-1902. 1900-1940.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  L163.T8 E5z

Selected government publications

Geological Survey (U.S.).
Michigan Flint quadrangle. 1922.
LIB OF MICH RARE MICH MAPS 4N  Undersize G4114.F6C2 1922 .G4

Thompson, Harold W.
An archaeological survey of the Tuscola State Game Area and peripheral public and private lands, Tuscola County, Michigan. 1988.
LIB OF MICH MICH DOCS OFFICIAL  F572.T9 T56 1988z

Michigan. State Highway Commission.
Highway and recreational information map. Tuscola County. 1973.
LIB OF MICH MICH DOCS FLAT FILE 2N  G4113.T8 1973 .M53

Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Surface Water Quality Division.
A Biological survey of White River watershed, Tuscola County, Michigan, July 22-23, 1991. 1992.
LIB OF MICH MICH DOCS OFFICIAL  TD224.M5 S8-92/103

Updated 12/03/2018