Jackson County, Oregon Genealogy

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County Courthouse

Jackson County Courthouse
Room 216
10 South Oakdale
Medford, OR 97501
  • Jacksonville was the former county seat prior to 1927.
  • Records kept at the Courthouse: County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Jackson County Court House as of September 2001.
  • Record Loss:

Quick Facts

Wikipedia has more about this subject: Jackson County, Oregon

Named for Andrew Jackson, seventh president of the United States.

Parent County

12 January 1852: Created from Umpqua. [1]

Boundary Changes

  • Parts taken for:

22 December 1853: Coos County

11 January 1854: Wasco County

22 January 1856: Josephine County

24 October 1874: Lake County

Places / Localities

Populated Places

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Ashland | Butte Falls | Central Point | Eagle Point | Gold Hill | Jacksonville | Medford | Phoenix | Rogue River | Shady Cove | Talent

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Applegate | Lake Creek | Prospect | Rock Point | Ruch | Sams Valley | Trail | White City | Wimer

Miscellaneous Places

Miscellaneous Places, historic and contemporary, can be found at the Jackson County Genealogy Library Website [1]

Neighboring Counties

Douglas | Josephine | Klamath | Siskiyou County, California



Jackson County Genealogy Library [2]maintains and updates a listing of burials and or deaths in Jackson County Oregon. All Jackson County cemeteries are listed with links to Google maps [3]to help users locate individual cemeteries. Each entry in the database includes the following information: name of the deceased, year of death, year of birth, cemetery if buried in Jackson County, a code designating the source of our information,e.g., o for obituary and a headstone photo. Additional information is available in the full database housed at the library, contact us by email[info@rvgslibrary.org] for more information. Of course, not all information is included for every individual in the database but we do update the database frequently. All information in the database is free. Submitted by Barbara H Basden, Website Publications Barb 97501 02:35, 19 October 2009 (UTC)

Church History and Records (rural area)


  • 1850
  • 1853 Territorial Transcription and Index
  • 1854 Territorial Transcription and Index
  • 1855 Territorial Transcription and Index
  • 1856 Territorial Transcription and Index
  • 1857 Territorial Transcription and Index
  • 1858 Territorial Transcription and Index
  • 1859 State Transcription and Index
  • 1860
  • 1870
  • 1880
  • 1890
  • 1893 State Transcription and Index
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Court Records =

The website of Jackson County Genealogy Library [4]contains indexes to marriage certificates, divorce records, naturalization documents, and deeds. Copies of the the orignal and/or of abstracts of those documents can be obtained by paying a nominal fee. Barb 97501 02:36, 19 October 2009 (UTC)



Land and Records


Military History and Records


Probate Records


Vital Records

The Jackson County Genealogy Library Website [5]has extensive indexes to births, marriages, divorces, death certificates, and obituaries for residents of Jackson County.

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].