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Calhoun County is a county in the state of Michigan. Based on the 2010 census, the population was 136,146. The county seat is Marshall.
The county was established on October 19, 1829 and named after John C. Calhoun, who was at the time Vice President under Andrew Jackson,
making it one of Michigan's Cabinet counties. County government was first organized March 6, 1833.
Calhoun County comprises the Battle Creek, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area and is included in the Kalamazoo-Battle Creek-Portage, MI Combined Statistical Area.
Meaning of County Name
County QuickFacts: CensusBureau Quick Facts
Calhoun County, named for US Vice President John C. Calhoun, and is a Cabinet county.
Set Off: 1829
County government was first organized March 6, 1833.
As reported by the Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 718 square miles (1,860 km2), of which 706 square miles (1,830 km2) is land and 12 square miles (31 km2) (1.7%) is water.
Bordering counties are as follows: