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Cheboygan County, Michigan

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Cheboygan County
Poe Reef Light
Official seal of Cheboygan County
Map of Michigan highlighting Cheboygan County
Location within the U.S. state of Michigan
Map of the United States highlighting Michigan
Michigan's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 45°29′N 84°30′W / 45.48°N 84.5°W / 45.48; -84.5
Country United States
State Michigan
Founded1840 (authorized)
1855 (organized)[1]
SeatCheboygan
Largest cityCheboygan
Area
 • Total885 sq mi (2,290 km2)
 • Land715 sq mi (1,850 km2)
 • Water170 sq mi (400 km2)  19%%
Population
 (2020)
 • Total25,579
 • Density37/sq mi (14/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district1st

Cheboygan County (/ʃɛˈbɔɪɡən/ shi-BOY-gən)[2] is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2020 Census, the population was 25,579.[3] The county seat is Cheboygan.[4] The county boundaries were set off in 1840, with land partitioned from Mackinac County. The Cheboygan County government was organized in 1853.[1]

Etymology of the name Cheboygan

The name of the county shares the same origin as that of the Cheboygan River, although the precise meaning is no longer known. It may have come from an Ojibwe word zhaabonigan, meaning "sewing needle". Alternatively, the origin may have been Chabwegan, meaning "a place of ore".[5] It has also been described as "a Native American word first applied to the river.[1] See List of Michigan county name etymologies. "Cheboygan" is pronounced the same as "Sheboygan" (a city in Wisconsin).[2]

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 885 square miles (2,290 km2), of which 715 square miles (1,850 km2) is land and 170 square miles (440 km2) (19%) is water.[6] The county is considered to be part of Northern Michigan.

This 1876 map shows Cheboygan County between Emmet County and Presque Isle County.

Adjacent counties

Transportation

Highways

County-designated highways

Airports

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1860517
18702,196324.8%
18806,524197.1%
189011,98683.7%
190015,51629.5%
191017,87215.2%
192013,991−21.7%
193011,502−17.8%
194013,64418.6%
195013,7310.6%
196014,5506.0%
197016,57313.9%
198020,64924.6%
199021,3983.6%
200026,44823.6%
201026,152−1.1%
202025,579−2.2%
US Decennial Census[7]
1790-1960[8] 1900-1990[9]
1990-2000[10] 2010-2018[3]

As of the 2000 United States Census,[11] there were 26,448 people, 10,835 households, and 7,573 families in the county. The population density was 37 people per square mile (14/km2). There were 16,583 housing units at an average density of 23 per square mile (9/km2). The racial makeup of the county was 94.80% White, 0.25% Black or African American, 2.55% Native American, 0.20% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.15% from other races, and 2.05% from two or more races. 0.76% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 21.4% were of German, 10.4% English, 10.0% French, 9.5% Polish, 9.2% American and 8.9% Irish ancestry. 97.7% spoke English as their first language.

There were 10,835 households, out of which 28.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.00% were married couples living together, 8.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.10% were non-families. 25.80% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.80% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.87.

The county population contained 23.70% under the age of 18, 6.20% from 18 to 24, 25.80% from 25 to 44, 26.30% from 45 to 64, and 17.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 98.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $33,417, and the median income for a family was $38,390. Males had a median income of $30,054 versus $20,682 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,088. About 8.70% of families and 12.20% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.90% of those under age 18 and 7.10% of those age 65 or over.

Government

Cheyboygan County has tended to vote Republican through the years. Since 1884 its voters have selected the Republican Party nominee in 71% (24 of 35) of the national elections.

United States presidential election results for Cheboygan County, Michigan[12]
Year Republican Democratic Third party
No.  % No.  % No.  %
2020 10,186 64.10% 5,437 34.22% 267 1.68%
2016 8,683 63.51% 4,302 31.47% 687 5.02%
2012 7,286 54.58% 5,831 43.68% 233 1.75%
2008 6,920 49.78% 6,720 48.34% 261 1.88%
2004 7,798 56.15% 5,941 42.78% 148 1.07%
2000 6,815 54.01% 5,484 43.47% 318 2.52%
1996 4,244 39.18% 5,018 46.32% 1,571 14.50%
1992 3,864 35.57% 4,459 41.04% 2,541 23.39%
1988 5,395 57.52% 3,943 42.04% 42 0.45%
1984 6,053 64.04% 3,358 35.53% 41 0.43%
1980 5,221 52.45% 3,938 39.56% 795 7.99%
1976 4,894 55.13% 3,880 43.70% 104 1.17%
1972 4,529 59.11% 2,985 38.96% 148 1.93%
1968 3,422 49.60% 2,840 41.17% 637 9.23%
1964 2,342 36.70% 4,028 63.12% 11 0.17%
1960 3,817 56.17% 2,977 43.81% 2 0.03%
1956 4,379 69.55% 1,910 30.34% 7 0.11%
1952 4,385 69.50% 1,900 30.12% 24 0.38%
1948 3,184 62.32% 1,842 36.05% 83 1.62%
1944 2,943 57.53% 2,141 41.85% 32 0.63%
1940 3,646 55.89% 2,856 43.78% 21 0.32%
1936 2,584 43.00% 3,016 50.19% 409 6.81%
1932 2,309 39.73% 3,431 59.04% 71 1.22%
1928 2,743 60.34% 1,784 39.24% 19 0.42%
1924 2,683 64.16% 994 23.77% 505 12.08%
1920 2,472 63.47% 1,281 32.89% 142 3.65%
1916 1,576 51.17% 1,389 45.10% 115 3.73%
1912 896 27.69% 981 30.32% 1,359 42.00%
1908 2,053 58.94% 1,205 34.60% 225 6.46%
1904 2,572 70.10% 979 26.68% 118 3.22%
1900 2,092 59.08% 1,398 39.48% 51 1.44%
1896 1,576 48.79% 1,617 50.06% 37 1.15%
1892 1,094 44.27% 1,224 49.53% 153 6.19%
1888 1,110 45.66% 1,237 50.88% 84 3.46%
1884 777 45.33% 897 52.33% 40 2.33%


Cheyboygan County operates the County jail, maintains rural roads, operates the major local courts, records deeds, mortgages, and vital records, administers public health regulations, and participates with the state in the provision of social services. The county board of commissioners controls the budget and has limited authority to make laws or ordinances. In Michigan, most local government functions – police and fire, building and zoning, tax assessment, street maintenance etc. – are the responsibility of individual cities and townships.

Elected officials

(information as of September 2018)

Communities

U.S. Census data map showing local municipal boundaries within Cheboygan County.  Shaded areas represent incorporated cities.
U.S. Census data map showing local municipal boundaries within Cheboygan County. Shaded areas represent incorporated cities.

City

Villages

Civil townships

Census-designated places

Other unincorporated communities

Historical markers

Jail and Sheriff's Residence, now the Cheboygan County Historical Museum Complex
Jail and Sheriff's Residence, now the Cheboygan County Historical Museum Complex

There are eight recognized Michigan historical markers in the county:[13]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c "Bibliography on Cheboygan County". Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University. Retrieved January 19, 2013.
  2. ^ a b Merriam-Webster's Geographical Dictionary (3rd ed.). Merriam-Webster. 1997. p. 237. ISBN 9780877795469. Che•boy•gan \shi-'bȯi-gən\.
  3. ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts". US Census Bureau. Retrieved September 15, 2021.
  4. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved June 7, 2011.
  5. ^ Michigan County names per the Michigan government. Archived July 28, 2009, at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ "2010 Census Gazetteer Files". US Census Bureau. August 22, 2012. Archived from the original on November 13, 2013. Retrieved September 19, 2014.
  7. ^ "US Decennial Census". US Census Bureau. Retrieved September 19, 2014.
  8. ^ "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. Retrieved September 19, 2014.
  9. ^ "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". US Census Bureau. Retrieved September 19, 2014.
  10. ^ "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" (PDF). US Census Bureau. Retrieved September 19, 2014.
  11. ^ "U.S. Census website". US Census Bureau. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  12. ^ "Dave Leip's Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections".
  13. ^ "Michigan Historical Markers". michmarkers.com. Archived from the original on March 15, 2010. Retrieved January 8, 2008.

External links

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