AskBiography Logo   Latest News  Follow Us on Twitter  Follow Us on Google Buzz  Became Fan - Facebook  Subscribe to RSSRSS   Bookmark and Share

Osceola County, Michigan

Osceola County Michigan
US county information
NameOsceola County
StateMichigan
SeatReed City
US Area
Total Area573.10 sq mi (1484.3 km2)
Land Area565.98 sq mi (1465.9 km2)
Water Area7.12 sq mi (18.4 km2)
Population23197 (2000)
Density16/km2 (41.4/sq mi)
FoundedApril 1, 1840

     Home | County | Osceola County Michigan





Osceola County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the population was 23,197. The county seat is Reed City . Osceola County was set off on April 1, 1840, named "Unwattin County", after an Ottawa leader. The name was changed March 8, 1843, to Osceola, after the Seminole leader. It was initially attached for administrative purposes to Ottawa County. In 1855, it was attached to Mason County; in 1857, to Newaygo County; and in 1859, to Mecosta County. Separate county government was organized in 1869 with Hersey as the county seat. Reed City became the county seat in 1927.


Warning: simplexml_load_file(http://gdata.youtube.com/feeds/api/videos/-/Osceola/County/Michigan?orderby=viewCount&max-results=10) [function.simplexml-load-file]: failed to open stream: HTTP request failed! HTTP/1.0 410 Gone in /home/askbio/public_html/index_bio.php on line 257

Warning: simplexml_load_file() [function.simplexml-load-file]: I/O warning : failed to load external entity "http://gdata.youtube.com/feeds/api/videos/-/Osceola/County/Michigan?orderby=viewCount&max-results=10" in /home/askbio/public_html/index_bio.php on line 257

Fatal error: Call to a member function children() on a non-object in /home/askbio/public_html/index_bio.php on line 260