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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    Both the Isabella Wind I and II projects, totalling 385 MW, are located in mid-Michigan's Isabella County and will be the largest clean energy projects in the state as well as the largest renewable energy projects in DTE's portfolio following the start of commercial operations in 2020.
    was moved to the Isabella County jail on Wednesday.
    Tate was also the beneficiary of the Most Distinguished Citizen of Isabella County, Michigan Award (1969); a Spirit of Detroit Award for substantial efforts toward the betterment of Detroit (1978); and the Detroit Mayor's Award of Merit (1978).
    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 ( Associated Press .
    The treaty set aside federal lands in six townships of Isabella County. A list of eligible Indians was established and heads of families could stake claims for 80 acres; single persons, over twenty-one years of age, could claim 40 acres.
    Rick Mills to publisher and editor of the daily Morning Sun in Mount Pleasant, the weekly Isabella County Herald, and the Buyer's Guide, a Mount Pleasant shopper, from editor at the Morning Sun.
    appeared in Isabella County Trial Court via video Tuesday.
    In 1876, his family moved to Michigan, settling on a farm near the Isabella County village of Shepherd.
    Water Quality and Erosion Control of Isabella County's Salt River South Branch Watershed.