Curry County, Oregon Genealogy

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Curry County

Guide to Curry County, Oregon ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


Curry County, Oregon
Map of Oregon highlighting Curry County
Location in the state of Oregon
Map of the U.S. highlighting Oregon
Location of Oregon in the U.S.
Founded December 18, 1855
County Seat Gold Beach
Address Curry County Courthouse
29821 Ellensburg Ave
PO Box 746
Gold Beach, OR 97444
Phone: 541.247.7011
Curry County Website

County Information

Curry County, Oregon Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1856 1860 1856 1856

County Courthouse

County Clerk has land, military and naturalization records from 1916. [1]

Records Held at the Courthouse

  • Record Loss:

Quick Facts

Named for George Law Curry, last Governor of Oregon Territory, 1853-1859.

Parent County

18 December 1855: Created from Coos County. [2]

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Oregon County boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Oregon County Boundary Maps" (1843-1975) may be viewed for free at the website.

Record Loss

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Places / Localities

Populated Places


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Brookings | Gold Beach | Port Orford


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Agness | Carpenterville | Harbor | Langlois | Nesika Beach | Ophir | Pistol River | Sixes | Wedderburn

Neighboring Counties

Coos | Douglas | Josephine | Del Norte County, California

Trivia Tidbits

Information about localities, too small or too brief to describe in separate pages. Exception to this are Post Offices. > Trivia Tidbits



Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county Family History Library
ORGenWeb WorldCat Billion Graves
ORGenWeb Archives
Tombstone Project
Billion Graves
See Oregon Cemeteries for more information.


  • 1856 Transcription and index
  • 1860
  • 1870
  • 1880
  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court Records



Land and Property



Military History and Records

Civil War


Probate Records

Online Records

Rivers and Waterways

Details about the rivers and waterways where farms and settlements are often found along them. >> Rivers and Waterways


Vital Records

See also How to order Oregon Vital Records, order electronically online or download an application for Oregon Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Application to mail.

Birth Records

Delayed Birth Certificates

Birth Registers

Marriage Records

  1. 1826-1975 - Oregon, United States Marriages at FindMyPast — index $
  2. Extractions of early marriages are listed on the Western States Marriage Index
  3. Marriage Index 1885-1896 Actually is a book of affiants reporting the marriages. Historical Records Collection

Death Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Curry Historical Society
29419 Ellensburg Avenue
PO Box 1598
Gold Beach OR 97444
Telephone: 541-247-9396

Curry County Historical Society
920 S Ellensberg Ave
Gold Beach 97444-9705

Family History Centers

Family history centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See family history center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.



  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Curry County, Oregon page 572, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. WorldCat 50140092FHL Collection Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)