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Population of Van Buren County Michigan

130 years later...

Census of 1860 and 1870

Census of 1990 and 2000



Van Buren County Michigan 1860 and 1870 Census
 

Above information from the

Atlas
of
Van Buren County
Michigan

from actual Surveys by
and Under the Direction of
D.J. Lake, CF. 
Published by C.O. Titus


 

AREA   

1990

   2000  

1990

2000

VAN BUREN COUNTY     70,060 76,263
Almena Township     3,581 4,226
Antwerp Township
     Township

5,039


6,298

9,293 10,813
Lawton Village 1,685 1,859    
Mattawan Village 2,456  2,536    

Paw Paw Village Pt

113 120    
Arlington Township     1,929 2,075
Bangor City     1,922 1,933
Bangor Township     1,948 2,121

Bloomingdale Twp      
      Township
      Village


2,351
503

2,836
528
2,854 3,364
Columbia Township
       Township

 2,339

2,479
2,552
 
2,714
Breedsville Village 213 235    
Covert Township     2,855 3,141
Decatur Township
       Township 
       Village

1,856
1,760

2,078
1,838
3,616 3,916
Geneva Township     3,162 3,975
Gobles City     769 815
Hamilton Township     1,515 1,797
Hartford City     2,341 2,476
Hartford Township     3,032 3,159
Keeler Township     2,344 2,601

Lawrence Township
      Township
      Village


2,115
915

2,282
 1,059
3,030 3,341
Paw Paw Township
       Township
       Village

3,645
3,056

3,728
3,363
6,701 7,091
Pine Grove Township     2,594 2,773
Porter Township     2,086 2,406
South Haven City     5,563 5,013
South Haven Township 4,185 4,046
Waverly Township     2,188 2,467

1873

Information above is from the Van Buren County Michigan Directory 2000-2001
Compiled by Shirley K. Jackson, Van Buren County Clerk

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