County: Alcona


Created from: Name change from Negwegon. Attached to Mackinac County (1840)

Land Transferred from: Michigan Territory Non-County Area 2

Land Transferred to: 

Boundary Finalized: 1881

Population: 1900 - 9999  |  2000 - 9999


  • 01 Apr 1840 NEGWEGON (now ALCONA) created from Non-County Area 2 attached to SAGINAW; NEGWEGON not fully organized, attached to MICHILIMACKINAC (now MACKINAC) "for judicial purposes." (Mich. Acts 1840, ann. sess., no. 119, secs. 15, 35/pp. 198, 200)
  • 08 Mar 1843 NEGWEGON renamed ALCONA. (Mich. Acts 1843, ann. sess., no. 67/p. 145)
  • 29 Jan 1853 ALCONA detached from MACKINAC, attached to CHEBOYGAN "for judicial and municipal purposes." (Mich. Acts 1853, reg. sess., no. 20/p. 19)
  • 07 Feb 1857 ALCONA detached from CHEBOYGAN, attached to ALPENA "for judicial and municipal purposes." (Mich. Acts 1857, reg. sess., no. 65/p. 162)
  • 29 Jan 1858 ALCONA detached from ALPENA, attached to IOSCO "for judicial and municipal purposes." (Mich. Acts 1858, ext. sess., no. 5, sec. 1/p. 15)
  • 12 Mar 1869 ALCONA fully organized, detached from IOSCO; OSCODA detached from IOSCO, attached to ALCONA "for judicial and other purposes." (Mich. Acts 1869, reg. sess., no. 266, secs. 1, 5/pp. 336-337)
  • 10 Mar 1881 OSCODA fully organized, detached from ALCONA. (Mich. Acts 1881, reg. sess., pub., no. 19/p. 16)

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