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Oscoda County

Basic Information

County Seat: Mio

Origin of Name: A Native American word meaning "pebbly prairie."

Set Off: 1840

Organized: 1881

Population in 1990: 7,842

Material Available

For many counties the number of items listed is quite long. Navigational buttons are located only at the end of the list. This list of material represents the library's holdings as of July 1997. Be sure to check with us for any additional items we may now have either by contacting the library or by pressing the " Centra-Libraries Catalog" link to the left.

Anderson, Elizabeth N. Pathfinders for God at Comins: A History of Comins Mennonite Church. [Comins, MI:] 1984.

Au Sable River Valley Historical Society. Oscoda County, 1881. Mio, MI: The Society, 1881.

Green, June. History of Oscoda Co. CMU Term Paper, 1971.

Moore, Rose Lockwood. Of Berry Pickers, Shanty Boys, and the Jack Pine Bird: Patterns of Settlement and Subsistence in Nineteenth Century Oscoda County. M.A. Thesis, Western Michigan University, 1990.

Oscoda County Board of Education. History of Oscoda County Schools. n.p., 1957.

Smith, David W. Selected Events of History in Oscoda County. CMU Term Paper, 1970.

Swanson, Nels P. People and Ghost Towns of Oscoda County, Michigan. CMU Term Paper, 1970.

Wilderness Chronicle. Comins, MI. Have: Fall/Winter 1984-Summer 1988; Winter/Summer 1989-Winter 1992; 50thAnniversary Edition (1934-1984). (Comins).‚Äč