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U.S. District Courts for the Districts of Michigan: Judicial District Organization, 1863-present

 
Eastern District of Michigan
Western District of Michigan
February 24, 1863
12 Stat. 660
Counties of Alcona, Alpena, Bay, Bleeker, Cheboygan, Chippewa, Clare, Clinton, Crawford, Genesee, Gladwin, Gratiot, Hillsdale, Houghton, Huron, Ingham, Iosco, Isabella, Jackson, Keweenaw, Lapeer, Lenawee, Livingston, Mackinac, Macomb, Marquette, Midland, Monroe, Montmorency, Oakland, Ogemaw, Ontonagon, Oscoda, Otsego, Presque Isle, Roscommon, Saginaw, St. Clair, Sanilac, Schoolcraft, Shiawassee, Tuscola, Washtenaw, and Wayne. Counties of Allegan, Antrim, Barry, Berrien, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Delta, Eaton, Emmet, Grand Traverse, Ionia, Kalamazoo, Kalkaska, Kent, Lake, Leelanau, Manistee, Manitou, Mason, Mecosta, Missaukee, Montcalm, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oceana, Osceola, Ottawa, St. Joseph, Van Buren, and Wexford.
June 20, 1864
13 Stat. 143
Counties of Alcona, Alpena, Bay, Branch, Calhoun, Cheboygan, Chippewa, Clare, Clinton, Crawford, Genesee, Gladwin, Gratiot, Hillsdale, Houghton, Huron, Ingham, Iosco, Isabella, Jackson, Keweenaw, Lapeer, Lenawee, Livingston, Mackinac, Macomb, Marquette, Menominee, Midland, Monroe, Montmorency, Oakland, Ogemaw, Ontonagon, Oscoda, Otsego, Presque Isle, Roscommon, Saginaw, St. Clair, Sanilac, Schoolcraft, Shiawassee, Tuscola, Washtenaw, and Wayne. Counties of Allegan, Antrim, Barry, Benzie, Berrien, Cass, Delta, Eaton, Emmet, Grand Traverse, Ionia, Kalamazoo, Kalkaska, Kent, Lake, Leelanau, Manistee, Manitou, Mason, Mecosta, Missaukee, Montcalm, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oceana, Osceola, Ottawa, St. Joseph, Van Buren, and Wexford.
June 19, 1878
20 Stat. 175
Counties of Alcona, Alpena, Bay, Branch, Calhoun, Cheboygan, Clare, Clinton, Crawford, Genesee, Gladwin, Gratiot, Hillsdale, Huron, Ingham, Iosco, Isabella, Jackson, Lapeer, Lenawee, Livingston, Macomb, Menominee, Midland, Monroe, Montmorency, Oakland, Ogemaw, Oscoda, Otsego, Presque Isle, Roscommon, Saginaw, St. Clair, Sanilac, Shiawassee, Tuscola, Washtenaw, and Wayne. Counties of Allegan, Antrim, Baraga, Barry, Benzie, Berrien, Cass, Charlevoix, Chippewa, Delta, Eaton, Emmet, Grand Traverse, Houghton, Ionia, Isle Royale, Kalamazoo, Kalkaska, Kent, Keweenaw, Lake, Leelanau, Mackinac, Manistee, Manitou, Marquette, Mason, Mecosta, Missaukee, Montcalm, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oceana, Ontonagon, Osceola, Ottawa, St. Joseph, Schoolcraft, Van Buren, and Wexford.
March 3, 1911
36 Stat. 1114
Counties of Alcona, Alpena, Arenac, Bay, Branch, Calhoun, Cheboygan, Clare, Clinton, Crawford, Genesee, Gladwin, Gratiot, Hillsdale, Huron, Ingham, Iosco, Isabella, Jackson, Lapeer, Lenawee, Livingston, Macomb, Midland, Monroe, Montmorency, Oakland, Ogemaw, Oscoda, Otsego, Presque Isle, Roscommon, Saginaw, St. Clair, Sanilac, Shiawassee, Tuscola, Washtenaw, and Wayne. Counties of Alger, Allegan, Antrim, Baraga, Barry, Benzie, Berrien, Cass, Charlevoix, Chippewa, Delta, Dickinson, Eaton, Emmet, Gogebic, Grand Traverse, Houghton, Ionia, Iron, Kalamazoo, Kalkaska, Kent, Keweenaw, Lake, Leelanau, Luce, Mackinac, Manistee, Marquette, Mason, Mecosta, Menominee, Missaukee, Montcalim, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oceana, Ontonagon, Osceola, Ottawa, St. Joseph, Schoolcraft, Van Buren, and Wexford.
March 6, 1942
56 Stat. 133
The statute made no changes to the district. Counties of Alger, Allegan, Antrim, Baraga, Barry, Benzie, Berrien, Cass, Charlevoix, Chippewa, Delta, Dickinson, Eaton, Emmet, Gogebic, Grand Traverse, Houghton, Ionia, Iron, Kalamazoo, Kalkaska, Kent, Keweenaw, Lake, Leelanau, Luce, Mackinac, Manistee, Marquette, Mason, Mecosta, Menominee, Missaukee, Montcalim, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oceana, Ontonagon, Osceola, Ottawa, St. Joseph, Schoolcraft, Van Buren, and Wexford, and Isle Royale National Park.
February 10, 1954
68 Stat. 11
Counties of Alcona, Alpena, Arenac, Bay, Cheboygan, Clare, Crawford, Genesee, Gladwin, Gratiot, Huron, Iosco, Isabella, Jackson, Lapeer, Lenawee, Livingston, Macomb, Midland, Monroe, Montmorency, Oakland, Ogemaw, Oscoda, Otsego, Presque Isle, Roscommon, Saginaw, St. Clair, Sanilac, Shiawassee, Tuscola, Washtenaw, and Wayne. Counties of Alger, Allegan, Antrim, Baraga, Barry, Benzie, Berrien, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Charlevoix, Chippewa, Clinton, Delta, Dickinson, Eaton, Emmet, Gogebic, Grand Traverse, Hillsdale, Houghton, Ingham, Ionia, Iron, Kalamazoo, Kalkaska, Kent, Keweenaw, Lake, Leelanau, Luce, Mackinac, Manistee, Marquette, Mason, Mecosta, Menominee, Missaukee, Montcalim, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oceana, Ontonagon, Osceola, Ottawa, St. Joseph, Schoolcraft, Van Buren, and Wexford.
*Historical county information obtained from William M. Scholl Center for American History and Culture, Atlas of Historical County Boundaries, at The Newberry Library.

 

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