County: Alpena (Formally Anamickee County)


Created from: Michilimackinac County and others (1840)

Boundary completed: 1881

Population: 1900 = 9999  |  2000 = 9999


  • 01 Apr 1840 - ANAMICKEE (now ALPENA) created from MICHILIMACKINAC (now MACKINAC) and Non-County Area 2 attached to SAGINAW; ANAMICKEE not fully organized, attached to MICHILIMACKINAC "for judicial purposes." (Mich. Acts 1840, ann. sess., no. 119, secs. 24, 35/pp. 199-200)
  • 08 Mar 1843 - ANAMICKEE renamed ALPENA. (Mich. Acts 1843, ann. sess., no. 67/p. 145)
  • 29 Jan 1853 - ALPENA detached from MACKINAC, attached to CHEBOYGAN "for judicial and municipal purposes." (Mich. Acts 1853, reg. sess., no. 20/p. 19)
  • 07 Feb 1857 - ALPENA fully organized, detached from CHEBOYGAN; ALCONA, MONTMORENCY, OSCODA, and part of PRESQUE ISLE detached from CHEBOYGAN, attached to ALPENA "for judicial and municipal purposes." (Mich. Acts 1857, reg. sess., no. 65/p. 162)
  • 29 Jan 1858 - ALCONA and OSCODA detached from ALPENA, attached to IOSCO; OTSEGO and PRESQUE ISLE detached from CHEBOYGAN, attached to ALPENA. All attachments were "for judicial and municipal purposes." (Mich. Acts 1858, ext. sess., no. 5, sec. 1/p. 15)
  • 11 Mar 1863 - OTSEGO detached from ALPENA, attached to ANTRIM "for municipal and judicial purposes." (Mich. Acts 1863, reg. sess., no. 78/p. 119)
  • 31 Mar 1871 - PRESQUE ISLE fully organized, detached from ALPENA. (Mich. Acts 1871, reg. sess., no. 398, sec. 1/p. 128)
  • 21 May 1881 - MONTMORENCY fully organized, detached from ALPENA. (Mich. Acts 1881, reg. sess., pub., no. 163, sec. 1/p. 160)

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