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Welcome to the Alpena County GenWeb Site!

Concetta Franco Phillipps- Coordinator

(Postcard from 1900 - shows Second Ave - Harbor - Court House and High School)

Do you see Alpena County up at the right northern corner? The County Seat is right in Alpena, Michigan.

It's surrounded by Alcona, Oscoda, Montmorency and Presque Isle Counties. 

A Timeline of Alpena County Features



Marriages and Divorces


Census Information

Military Information


Early Alpena

Alpena High School

Alpena of Today

Places of Alpena

Little cities of Alpena County

Family Pages

Ethnic Research



Family Photos

Railroads of Alpena

Knick-Knacks from Around Alpena County


Northeast Michigan Genealogical Society

Rootsweb & Ancestry Information

Alpena County Library Resources


Other Suggestions

You may want to visit the Michigan GenWeb Archives.
 Or the Alpena, Michigan American Local History Network.

And for the sailers and watermen of the past, try the Great Lakes Shipping Genealogy-Downward Bound project.

Or other states in The USGenWeb Project.
You can read about the USGenWeb and its vision here.
Or other countries as part of The World GenWeb Project. Disclaimer

Read the Bibliography History of Alpena County 

Alpena County is surrounded by Alcona, Oscoda, Montmorency
and Presque Isle
Counties. The county seat is Alpena, Michigan.


Copyright 2004-2015 Concetta Franco Phillipps
2004 Jolene Kelly Pillars

1997-2003 by Jill Olmack

Updated 12 Jan 2015