Michigan has a deep heritage that starts before 1600. The state is rich in resources for genealogists. Please use the links on this page to research your Michigan ancestors.
There are many genealogy-related websites. Michigan resources will be limited to those rich in Michigan records. We are excluding commercial genealogy sites and massive genealogy site indexes.
If you know of a free web resource that will aid those doing Michigan research or discover a broken, or obsolete, link, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
NOTE: Due to the Covid pandemic not all repositiories are open in Michigan. Please contact the repository before visiting for hours and guidelines.
County maps of Michigan can be found here. Maps include townships and cities and towns.
Information on the Great Lakes thar helps understand the size and depth of the lakes.