KALAMAZOO COUNTY, MI
GENEALOGY & LOCAL HISTORY
click on image to enlarge it
Brady Township Hall 2002
Chronology of Township, Village and City Formation PAGE 1
Township, Village and City Formation Page 1
|Township, Village and City Formation Page 2|
|Townships in Kalamazoo County (except Portage which is an incorporated city encompassing the entire former township).|
Note: Graphics below showing the development of local governments in Kalamazoo County are courtesy of the KALAMAZOO COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
15 Nov 1829 - The Michigan Territorial Legislative Council created Brady Township that included all of what is now Kalamazoo and Barry counties and other area to the north. The first township meeting was held at the house of Abraham J. Shaver in what is now Prairie Ronde Township. - <---- Click on link to see Photo !
7 May 1830- The Michigan Territorial Legislative Council created Kalamazoo County. <---- Click on link to see Photo !
12 May 1831- The county was divided into two townships: ARCADIA (northern half) and BRADY (southern half) <---- Click on link to see Photo !
7 March 1834 - COMSTOCK township was organized, consisting of the present townships of Comstock, Charleston and Climax. <---- Click on link to see Photo !
3 March 1836 - The names of Arcadia township and the village of Bronson were changed to KALAMAZOO. <---- Click on link to see Photo !
click on links to see photos !
Pavilion Township Hall
back to the table of contents
1846 COUNTY HISTORY
Reminiscences of Kalamazoo, 1832 -1833 by Jesse Turner
HISTORY PAGE 1
1876 County History
SCHOOLCRAFT MI HISTORY
MI HISTORY SITE
HISTORY PAGE 3
Chronology of Township, Village and City Formation
HISTORY PAGE 4
Centennial History and
HISTORY PAGE 5
HISTORY PAGE 6
Indians in Kalamazoo - Early Letters
HISTORY PAGE 7
Obituaries from the Pioneer Society Reports
HISTORY PAGE 8
Railroads, Interubans, and Transit
Township, Village and City Formation Page 2
All rights reserved.
This site may be freely linked to but not duplicated
in any fashion without my consent.
The information on these pages is meant for personal genealogical
research only and is not for commercial use of any type.