I would like to Welcome you with a great big "Hello" to the MIGenWeb Wexford County website.
My name is Robin Ellis and I am the County Coordinator. If you have something you would like to add to this site, please email it to me.
|GENEALOGY RESEARCHERS: I am sorry but I am unable to provide further information about specific individuals or families you maybe researching, other than what is in the context of this website, as I am not a resident of Wexford County. Thank You.|
Extracted from a pamphlet "Rural Schools of
Wexford Territory, , was organized by the State Legislature in April 1840, under the Indian name of Kautawaubet (broken tooth). Three years later, an Irish name (Wexford) was selected for no significant reason. The County was organized by the State Legislature in 1868, at which time there were four Townships; Wexford, , Hanover and Colfax. The first settler in the County was B.W. Hall who settled near Sherman in 1863.
Size: 563 Square Miles
Elevation: 1500 Feet
Physiographic: Hilly Uplands
Growing Season: 100-140 days
Annual Precipitation: 29-32 inches
Average Snowfall: 70-90 inches
Forest Type: Aspen-Birch, Maple-Beech-Hemlock, Pine-Oak
Fall Colors: Late September - Early October
County Seat: Cadillac
Wexford County Circuit Court, 201 N. Lake, Cadillac, MI 49601 (231) 779-9490
Wexford County Probate Court , 437 E Division St., Cadillac, MI 49601 (231)779-9490
Wexford District Court Judge, 501 S. Garfield, Cadillac, MI 49601 (231) 779-9515
Wexford Genealogy Organization, P.O. Box 226, Cadillac, MI 49601
Wexford Co. Historical Society P.O. Box 124 Cadillac MI 49601 (616) 775-1717 /775-3166
Wexford County Clerk, 437 E. Division St, Cadillac MI 49601 (231) 779-9450
County Clerk has Birth from 1868 & Marriage, Death, Divorce, Court Records from 1869
Michigan USGenWeb Archives Project Search
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WEXFORD COUNTY INDEX
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