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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Oregon|Oregon]] > Deschutes County'' [[Image:Or-deschutes.png|thumb|right|400px|showing location of Deschutes County]]
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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Deschutes County'''''
  
== [http://www.deschutes.org/go/living-here County Courthouse]  ==
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Guide to '''Deschutes County Oregon genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
[[Image:Or-deschutes-ch.jpg|thumb|right|185px|Deschutes County Courthouse, 1940]] Deschutes Services Center<br>1300 NW Wall St. Bend, OR
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=== Records Held at the Courthouse  ===
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Deschutes County
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| county_map = Oregon Deschutes County Map.png
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| state = Oregon
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| founded year = 1916
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| founded date = December 13
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| seat = Bend
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| building image = Or-deschutes-ch.jpg
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| building address = Deschutes County Courthouse<br>1340 N W Wall Street<br>Bend, Or 97701<br>Phone: 541-388-6549<br>[http://courts.oregon.gov/Deschutes/ '''Deschutes County Website'''] }}
  
*[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cpdeschutesdescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Deschutes County Court House as of September/October 2007.
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=== County Courthouse<br>  ===
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County Clerk has marriage, burial, divorce, land,<br> probate, military discharge records from 1853 <br>and Naturalization records from 1916.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Deshutes County, Oregon page 572, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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[http://www.deschutes.org/ Deschutes County Government]
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[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/pages/records/local/county/deschutes/inv/index.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Deschutes County Court House as of September/October 2007.
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Deschutes County Court is structured differently. Check the County Records Inventory link for addresses for location of records (left column).  
  
 
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== History ==
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=== Historical Facts ===
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[[Image:Usgs deschutes watershed.png|thumb|right|185px|Deschutes River Watershed]]  
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[[Image:Usgs deschutes watershed.png|thumb|right|185px]]  
  
*Named for Deschutes River. French name was Riviere des Chutes or Riviere aux Chutes, meaning River of the Falls. The waterfall it referred to was Celilo Falls near where the river exits into Columbia River.
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Named for Deschutes River. French name was Riviere des Chutes or Riviere aux Chutes, meaning River of the Falls. The waterfall it referred to was Celilo Falls near where the river exits into Columbia River.  
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''13 December 1916:''' Created from [[Crook County, Oregon|Crook]] County. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092 ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
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'''13 December 1916:''' Created from [[Crook County, Oregon|Crook]] County. <ref>{{WorldCat|50140092}} ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes ====
 
==== Boundary Changes ====
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For animated maps illustrating Oregon County boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/oregon/ "Rotating Formation Oregon County Boundary Maps"] (1843-1975) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
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=== Populated Places  ===
 
=== Populated Places  ===
  
 
===== Cities  =====
 
===== Cities  =====
Bend | La Pine | Redmond | Sisters
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[[Bend, Oregon|Bend]] | [[La Pine, Oregon|La Pine]] | [[Redmond, Oregon|Redmond]] | [[Sisters, Oregon|Sisters]]
  
 
===== Communities  =====
 
===== Communities  =====
  
Black Butte Ranch | Brothers | Deschutes River Woods | Sunriver | Terrebonne | Three Rivers
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[[Black Butte Ranch, Oregon|Black Butte Ranch]] | [[Brothers, Oregon|Brothers]] | [[Sunriver, Oregon|Sunriver]][[Terrebonne, Oregon|Terrebonne]] | [[Three Rivers, Oregon|Three Rivers]]
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===== Defunct Post Offices  =====
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[[Alfalfa, Oregon|Alfalfa]] |
  
 
=== Neighboring Counties  ===
 
=== Neighboring Counties  ===
  
[[Crook County, Oregon|Crook]] | [[Harney County, Oregon|Harney]] | [[Jefferson County, Oregon|Jefferson]] | [[Klamath County, Oregon|Klamath]] | [[Lake County, Oregon|Lake]] | [[Lane County, Oregon|Lane]] | [[Linn County, Oregon|Linn]]
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[[Crook County, Oregon|Crook]] | [[Harney County, Oregon|Harney]] | [[Jefferson County, Oregon|Jefferson]] | [[Klamath County, Oregon|Klamath]] | [[Lake County, Oregon|Lake]] | [[Lane County, Oregon|Lane]] | [[Linn County, Oregon|Linn]]
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==== Trivia Tidbits  ====
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Information about localities, too small or too brief to describe in separate pages. Exception to this are Post Offices. [[Deschutes County, Oregon Trivia Tidbits|&gt; Trivia Tidbits]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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=== Cemeteries  ===
  
==== Census  ====
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=== Census  ===
  
 
*1920  
 
*1920  
 
*1930
 
*1930
  
==== Church History and Records<br> ====
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=== Church History and Records ===
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=== Court Records  ===
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=== Gazetteers  ===
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=== History  ===
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==== Land and Property  ====
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=== Maps ===
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[[Image:Ordeschutes.jpg|900px]]
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=== Military History and Records  ===
  
==== Court ====
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=== Newspapers ===
  
==== Gazetteers  ====
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[https://sites.google.com/site/onlinenewspapersite/Home/usa/or Oregon Online Historical Newspapers] - identifies historical archived and digitized newspapers available online on both free and pay-to-access websites.
  
==== Land ====
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=== Probate Records ===
  
==== Local Histories ====
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=== Rivers and Waterways ===
  
==== Maps  ====
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Details about the rivers and waterways where farms and settlements are often found along them. [[Deschutes County, Oregon Rivers and Waterways|&gt;&gt; Rivers and Waterways]]
  
==== Military ====
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=== Taxation ===
  
==== Newspapers ====
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=== Vital Records ===
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See also [http://www.genealogyinc.com/oregon/or-vital-records/ How to order Oregon Vital Records], [http://www.genealogyinc.com/ordervitalcertificate/ order electronically online] or download an application for Oregon [http://public.health.oregon.gov/BirthDeathCertificates/GetVitalRecords/Documents/birthor.pdf Birth Certificate], [http://public.health.oregon.gov/BirthDeathCertificates/GetVitalRecords/Documents/marryor.pdf Marriage Certificate], [http://public.health.oregon.gov/BirthDeathCertificates/GetVitalRecords/Documents/divorcor.pdf Divorce Certificate], [http://public.health.oregon.gov/BirthDeathCertificates/GetVitalRecords/Documents/deathor.pdf Death Certificate] Application to mail.
  
==== Probate ====
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums ==
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See also a List of [http://www.genealogyinc.com/oregon/or-society-archive/ Oregon Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies]
  
==== Taxation ====
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==== Family History Centers ====
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Bend Oregon Family History Center]] 1260 NE Thompson Dr Bend OR 97701 United States
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*[[Redmond Oregon Family History Center]]
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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== Websites ==
  
== Web Sites  ==
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/oregon/deschutes-county/ Deschutes County, OR History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/110357701597661605044 Oregon Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/190997804291208/ Oregon Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
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*[http://www.orgenweb.org/deschutes/ The Deschutes County GenWeb Project] part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Deschutes/ Linkpendium]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/deschutes/deschutestoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/deschutes/deschutestoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] (backup site)
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*{{FHL|207101|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library Catalog for Deschutes County.
  
*[http://www.orgenweb.org/deschutes/ The Deschutes County GenWeb Project] part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]], a state project affiliated with [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]]
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== Deschutes County Oregon Genealogy References  ==
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/deschutes/deschutestoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Deschutes County
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/or/deschutes/deschutestoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Deschutes County (backup site)
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=207101&subject_disp=Oregon%2C+Deschutes&columns=*,0,0 FamilySearch.org]] Family History Library Catalog for Deschutes County.
 
  
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{{reflist}} {{Oregon}}
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[[Category:Deschutes_County,_Oregon]]
 
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Guide to Deschutes County Oregon genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


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Deschutes County, Oregon
Map
Map of Oregon highlighting Deschutes County
Location in the state of Oregon
Map of the U.S. highlighting Oregon
Location of Oregon in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 13, 1916
County Seat Bend
Courthouse
Or-deschutes-ch.jpg
Address Deschutes County Courthouse
1340 N W Wall Street
Bend, Or 97701
Phone: 541-388-6549
Deschutes County Website



County Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage, burial, divorce, land,
probate, military discharge records from 1853
and Naturalization records from 1916.[1]

Deschutes County Government

County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Deschutes County Court House as of September/October 2007.

Deschutes County Court is structured differently. Check the County Records Inventory link for addresses for location of records (left column).

  • Record Loss:

Historical Facts

Template:Adoption Genealogical Council of Oregon
Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Deschutes County, Oregon
Usgs deschutes watershed.png

Named for Deschutes River. French name was Riviere des Chutes or Riviere aux Chutes, meaning River of the Falls. The waterfall it referred to was Celilo Falls near where the river exits into Columbia River.

Parent County

13 December 1916: Created from Crook 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 MapofUS.org website.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities

Please do not format these pages unless you have contents to add to them.

Bend | La Pine | Redmond | Sisters

Communities

Please do not format these pages unless you have contents to add to them.

Black Butte Ranch | Brothers | SunriverTerrebonne | Three Rivers

Defunct Post Offices

Alfalfa |

Neighboring Counties

Crook | Harney | Jefferson | Klamath | Lake | Lane | Linn

Trivia Tidbits

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

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court Records

Gazetteers

History

Land and Property

Maps

Ordeschutes.jpg

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Oregon Online Historical Newspapers - identifies historical archived and digitized newspapers available online on both free and pay-to-access websites.

Probate Records

Rivers and Waterways

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

Taxation

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.

Societies, Libraries and Museums

See also a List of Oregon Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies

Family History Centers

Websites

Deschutes County Oregon Genealogy References

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