Oakland County, Michigan Genealogy
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- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Oakland County was formed out of Wayne County before Statehood, the county seat is Pontiac, and the town of Rochester was formed at about the time Ann Arbor was formed in [Washtenaw County]. It is north and west of Detroit. The Mack Family built the road that ran from Detroit to Pontiac and the road which split off that and went to Rochester.
1819--Oakland County was created from Macomb County. The county seat is Pontiac.1
Societies and Libraries
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog