Isabella County, Michigan

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Isabella County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the population was 63,351. Its county seat is Mt. Pleasant[1]. The area was known as Ojibiway Besse, meaning "the place of the Chippewa".[2] It was set off as a county in 1831, and county government organized in 1859. It was named after Queen Isabella I of Castile, based on a suggestion by Henry Schoolcraft.[3]

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 578 square miles (1,497.0 km2), of which 574 square miles (1,486.7 km2) is land and 3 square miles (7.8 km2) (0.60%) is water.

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