Josephine County, Oregon Genealogy
- 1 History and Tidbits
- 2 Resources
- 3 Societies and Libraries
- 4 Web Sites
- 5 References
History and Tidbits
Josephine county was created from Umpqua County 22 January 1856. According to Oregon Geographic Names, the county is probably named after a stream in the area called Josephine Creek, which in turn is probably named after Virginia Josephine Rollins Ort.
The county seat is Grants Pass.
County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Josephine County Court House as of September 2005.
Cave Junction | Grants Pass
Allentown | Althouse | Bridgeview | Brown City | Browntown | California Bar | Dryden | Fruitdale | Galice | Golden | Greenback | Holland | Hugo | Kerby | Leland | Merlin | Murphy | New Hope | O’Brien | Placer | Pleasant Valley | Rand | Redwood | Selma | Speaker | Sunny Valley | Takilma | Three Pines | Wilderville | Williams | Williamsburg | Wolf Creek | Wonder
Societies and Libraries
- The Josephine County GenWeb Project part of The ORGenWeb Project, a state project affiliated with The USGenWeb Project
- The USGenWeb Archives Project for Josephine County.
- The USGenWeb Archives Project for Josephine County. (Backup site)
- FamilySearch.org Family History Library Catalog for Josephine County.