Isabella County

Isabella County, Michigan

200 N Main St
Mount Pleasant, MI 48858
Phone: (989) 772-0911
Fax: (989) 773-7431

In central MI, west of Midland; organized Mar 2, 1831 (prior to statehood) from unorganized territory. Name Origin: For Isabella (1451-1504), queen of Spain who financed Christopher Columbus's expeditions

Area (sq mi):: 577.75 (land 574.27; water 3.48) Population per square mile: 114.30
Population 2005: 65,618 State rank: 28 Population change: 2000-20005 3.60%; 1990-2000 16.00% Population 2000: 63,351 (White 90.40%; Black or African American 1.90%; Hispanic or Latino 2.20%; Asian 1.40%; Other 5.20%). Foreign born: 2.30%. Median age: 25.10
Income 2000: per capita $16,242; median household $34,262; Population below poverty level: 20.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,538-$22,111
Unemployment (2004): 4.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 18.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 20.60%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Mount Pleasant County seat (25,651)

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    Morbark Industries, sited in Isabella County, has launched a new, low-speed wood chipper and has teamed up with another producer for selling a chipper knife sharpener.
    He said he confessed after being told the woman's body was likely to deteriorate in the cold, wet weather, said Isabella County Sheriff Leo Mioduszewski.
    Dennis Kequom, chief of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe where the 4-year-old lived, spoke to hundreds of supporters and well-wishers at the reservation in Isabella County to tell people about the situation, reported the (http://hosted.
    Any further donations will be contributed to the Isabella County Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner in Michigan to assist with the continuation of free rape evidence exams.
    However, the misleading impression of a large contiguous Isabella County Indian reservation was portrayed on maps until quite recently and on road signs to this day.
    It is recognized as an accessible and dependable source of quality medical care for residents of Mount Pleasant, Isabella County and central Michigan.
    Dislocation in Isabella County has been milder reflecting concentration in government, retail, and healthcare with unemployment increasing to 8.
    Debt service is paid proportionally by each county based on location of the project with Gratiot County at 38%, Isabella County at 19.
    The Isabella County prosecutor has filed an appeal to overturn the ruling in the case of People v McQueen, a move that puts patients' civil rights in jeopardy.
    The Isabella County native is the son of Agnes and the late Matt Engler, a Beal City farmer and cattleman.
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    Mike Rogers, R-Brighton; Eaton County Sheriff Rick Jones, a Republican; Isabella County Commission Vice Chair Sharon Tilmann, a Democrat; U.