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  Berrien County, Michigan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Berrien county's boundaries were set off by an act of the legislature of the Michigan Territory on October 29, 1829 with its present limits, but it was initially attached as Niles Township to Cass County for administrative purposes.
In 1831 Berrien County was detached from Cass County.
The southwest of the county is drained by the Galien River and its tributaries.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Berrien_County,_Michigan   (1055 words)

 Berrien County, Michigan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Berrien County is a county located in the extreme southwest of the state of Michigan.
The southwest of the county is drained by the and its tributaries.
Michigan State Highway 63 has its southern terminus at a junction with M-139 (formerly US 31) in.
www.southfield.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Berrien_County,_Michigan   (1052 words)

 Berrien County, Michigan - InfoMI
It is bordered on the west by 42 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline and on the south by the State of Indiana.
With the Lake Michigan resource and 306 inland lakes and rivers, the County is a popular tourism destination which is enhanced with the unique farm markets which abound within the area.
The County's central location (fifty-four percent of U.S. manufacturing and sixty-five percent of Canadian manufacturing are within 500 miles) is serviced by major highways, airports, rail and commercial ports, which contribute to maintenance of the strong diversification of the economic base.
www.infomi.com /county/berrien   (153 words)

 The History of Berrien County, Michigan :: The Southwest Michigan Directory
With the advent of war Hannah Carlisle of Buchanan accompanied the 2nd Michigan Cavalry to St. Louis, was assigned as a nurse, and served in that capacity for the duration.
The county leads all Michigan counties in the production of peaches, pears and grapes, is second in apples, plums and prunes, and a respectable fourth in tart cherries.
Berrien County preserves its rich heritage in two excellent museums, Fort St. Joseph in Niles, and the Old Courthouse Complex in Berrien Springs.
www.swmidirectory.org /History_of_Berrien_County.html   (2228 words)

 Berrien County, Michigan, Benton Harbor, St. Joseph, history   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
According to a Berrien County biography, his parents were born in Wales, and emigrated to the US and lived in New England.
She was born in Kane County, IL on March 12, 1843, the oldest of seven children.
In his 1906 biography, "History of Berrien County," he and his wife were both still alive, as well as all three of their daughters.
www.marthachurchill.com /family/Berrien.htm   (2394 words)

 Berrien County GenGuide - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It is hoped that by having many items of genealogical interest to Berrien County all in one place, that the search for clues to your Berrien County ancestry will be made easier.
Berrien County Towns - Here you can find information on the many towns of Berrien County and their individual histories.
Berrien Families - Links to web pages about former Berrien County residents and their descendents all across the country.
berrien.usaroots.com   (606 words)

 Berrien County Michigan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Berrien County is one of three that participates in the Blossomtime Festival each spring.
Benton Harbor has long been the home of the world's largest outdoor retail fruit market, and every spring a half-century old "blessing of the blossoms" ceremony begins a weeklong celebration, which is culminated by a parade viewed by crowds in excess of 250,000.
Tucked away in southwest Michigan is the community of Sodus, the home of the Log Cabin Society of Michigan.
www.michiganbackroads.com /berrien.htm   (174 words)

 History of Bertrand Township, Berrien County, Michigan
When the Michigan Central road passed through the place the name was changed to Dayton, as several families living there were from Dayton, Ohio.
The village of Dayton is situated on the Michigan Central Railroad, on sections 6 and 7, in the western part of the township.
Messenger was twenty-three years old, he and his mother emigrated together to Michigan, where he purchased one hundred and fifteen acres of land, nearly, though not quite entirely, unimproved, situated on Portage Prairie, in the township of Bertrand, about three miles and a half southwest of the city of Niles.
www.angelfire.com /mi2/miroots/michigan/berrien/bertrand.html   (4816 words)

 Benton Harbor Public Library Local History Sources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
R929.3 "Index to the 1850 Federal Population Census of Michigan." Lansing: Michigan Society Daughters of the American Revolution, 1976.
Contains marriage records in Berrien County 1831-1856 and Berrien County cemetery records of all persons born before the year 1867.
Berrien County census on microfilm: 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930.
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 The Political Graveyard: Berrien County, Mich.
Assignment of birthplaces, deathplaces, and cemeteries to counties is subject to error.
Michigan state house of representatives, 1979-96 (43rd District 1979-92, 78th District 1993-96).
Michigan state house of representatives from Berrien County, 1839; candidate for
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 Berrien County, Michigan MI, county profile - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Berrien County, MI Berrien County is one of 83 counties in Michigan.
The county is in the Niles-Benton Harbor metro area.
This was an increase of.41% from the 2000 census.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=21638   (502 words)

 Berrien County, Michigan (MI) @USA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Michigan : Regions : Southwest Lower Peninsula (38)
The county was initially divided into three townships: Berrien Township, consisting of present-day townships of Berrien, Oronoko, and Lake plus a two-mile strip north of that territory; St. Joseph Township, consisting of everything north of Berrien Township; and Niles Township, consisting of everything south of Berrien Township.
Calendar of events, and directions to the largest 4-H youth fair in Southwest Michigan for 56 years.
www.at-usa.com /Michigan/Counties/Berrien   (200 words)

 Berrien County Genealogical Society Michigan Berrien County
The purpose of BCGS is to stimulate interest in genealogy, to acquire and share genealogical materials, to preserve records of ancestors in Berrien County and to assist fellow genealogists.
Berrien County Genealogical Society - PO Box 8808 - Benton Harbor, Michigan 49023-8808 - 616-429-6335 -
Upcoming Events The purpose of BCGS is to stimulate interest in genealogy, to acquire and share genealogical materials, to preserve records of ancestors in Berrien County and to assist fellow genealogists.
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 La Leche League of Berrien County, Michigan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
LLL of Berrien County meets on the 4th Thursday of the month at 6:45 P.M. (gather at 6:30).
We are happy to talk to you on the phone, make a home or hospital visit if needed, and also carry many breastfeeding supplies in the rare case you may need them.
The La Leche League International mission is to help mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information and education, and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and the mother.
www.lllusa.org /web/BerrienMI.html   (301 words)

 Berrien County, Michigan - Official Government Site   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The mission of the Berrien County Veterans' Services office is to serve as a centralization point which is exclusively mandated with the responsibility to assist veterans and dependants with federal and state benefits.
The primary functions of the Veterans' Services office are to be knowledgeable of all facets of VA benefits and provide assistance to the veteran when developing and filing a claim.
In addition, the office processes applications for county burial benefits and emergency monetary assistance as mandated by the State of Michigan.
www.qtm.net /~berriencounty/veterans   (166 words)

 Michigan Counties - Berrien County
Peaches were being harvest as early as 1834.
The county was named after US Attorney General John Berrien.
Niles is the only Michigan community to have been under rule by four nations; France, Great Britain, Spain and the United States.
www.michiganweb.com /city/county/berrien.html   (110 words)

 The Greeks of Berrien County, Michigan
The Berrien County Historical Association (BCHA), Berrien Springs, Michigan, in partnership with the Annunciation and Saint Paraskevi Church and Columbia College, as well as other organizations, is implementing a project entitled, "The Greeks of Berrien County, Michigan".
The BCHA has received $12,000 in funding through the Michigan Humanities Council, an affiliate of the National Endowment of the Humanities, to conduct the historical research, present three programs to discuss the results of the research, and print a small publication.
The BCHA is now researching the history of the Greeks of Berrien Country, starting with the 1910s and 1920s, when the first Greek immigrant settled in the county, to the present.
www.berrienhistory.org /greekstudy.html   (592 words)

 Berrien County Michigan Photos and Memories
This book is a photographer’s view of Berrien County.
I hope you have similar fond memories of Berrien County and take photos to freeze your special moments in time.
Berrien County Michigan Photos and Memories is printed on heavy 110# card stock and measures 4-1/4" x 5-1/2".
www.bluebirdmeadows.com /Photo-booklet.htm   (117 words)

 Niles-Benton Harbor, Michigan, Outdoors Recreation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Newaygo County Snowmobile Trail, Newaygo County, Michigan, 91 miles away
Kalamazoo River, Michigan, Plainwell Swell, 61 miles away, class I-II, 0.2 miles long.
Rock Creek, Indiana, County Road 200 to 150, 97 miles away, class I-II, 1.75 miles long.
www.hikercentral.com /metros/35660.html   (1022 words)

 Buchanan, Michigan quebec city Buchanan, Michigan
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Buchanan is a city located in Berrien County in the U.S. state of Michigan.
Out of the total population, 14.7% of those under the age of 18 and 10.7% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
www.find-ask.com /Encyclopedia/Buchanan,_Michigan/Buchanan,_Michigan.html   (458 words)

 Berrien County
It is the mission of the Berrien County Government to provide leadership, cooperation with all units of government, and sound fiscal management and planning, thereby promoting public safety, health, well being, and prosperity in order to improve the quality of life for present and future generations.
It is time once again for Berrien County Animal Control's Annual Dog House Dinner and Dance at DeMar's West.
Volunteers are needed to drive the DAV van to Battle Creek VA Medical Center.
www.berriencounty.org   (99 words)

 Loans Berrien County MI: Michigan Financial Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
During the early 20th century, some visitors to southwestern Michigan were upper-class industrialists, while others were working-class families belonging to close-knit ethnic communities.
Thus book chronicles the early history of Berrien County's resort culture--"from the twinkling amusement parks of Silver Beach and the House of David and the marathon dances at Shadowland Pavilion to the mineral baths at the Whitcomb Hotel and the fruit orchards found throughout the "Heart of the Fruit Belt.
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 Berrien County Land for Sale. Real Estate in Berrien County, Michigan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Then contact any of the Michigan Real Estate Agents for professional assistance finding your Michigan area home.
Click on the Berrien cities that you are interested in or search all Real Estate in Berrien County:
A quiet paradise, Lakewood Trails, offers the Michigan countryside as its backdrop....
www.homes.com /Real_Estate/MI/CountyType/BERRIEN/Type/L   (293 words)

 AllRefer.com - Berrien County , Michigan (MI) - (county) - Facts and Information
Bounded S by Ind. state line, W by L. Michigan; 41°56'N 86°35'W. Drained by St. Joseph and Paw Paw rivers and small Galien R. Fruit-growing region (peaches, apples, pears, plums, grapes, cherries, strawberries, melons); also corn, soybeans; hogs, cattle; dairy prods.
Nuclear power plants: Cook 1 and Cook 2 are 11 mi/18 km S of Benton Harbor; use cooling water from L. Michigan.
Capital city or county seat is shown by the symbol
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 The Berrien County, Michigan Republicans
And, that Michigan ranks last behind all 49 other states and the District of Columbia in the growth of home values over the past year.
The Berrien County Republicans Committee meeting will be held April 8th at the **Location TBA ** on Saturday at 10:00 a.m.
If you haven't already done so, please remit them to the Berrien County Republican Party as soon as possible.
www.berriencountygop.org   (311 words)

 Berrien County, Michigan Genealogical Records Information
County Clerk's Office, Phone: Phone: (616) 983-7111, Ext.
The archives are accessible during museum hours, but researchers are strongly urged to call ahead to insure that the curator will be available to assist them.
A history and genealogy of the Finch family of Berrien County, Michigan
www.mymichigangenealogy.com /mi_county/ber.htm   (464 words)

 Lions Beach, Berrien County, Michigan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Timber Ridge, Michigan, 45 miles, vertical drop 240 feet
Bittersweet, Michigan, 57 miles, vertical drop 350 feet
Cannonsburg, Michigan, 88 miles, vertical drop 250 feet
www.goingoutside.com /beach/1001376_Lions_Beach_Michigan.html   (753 words)

 Berrien County, Michigan Directory, 1892 -- Genealogy Search
Bordering Indiana on Lake Michigan, Berrien County was home to over 41,000 residents in 1890.
This database is a transcription of the first county directory published for the county and can be used as a substitute for the 1890 Federal Census.
West Bay City, Michigan Directory, 1889-90 Directory containing more than 4,400 names for west Bay City, Michigan between 1889 and 1890.
www.genealogy.org /db.asp?dbid=4218   (332 words)

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