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United States Gotoarrow.png Oregon Gotoarrow.png Klamath County

Guide to Klamath County Oregon genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


Klamath County, Oregon
Map of Oregon highlighting Klamath County
Location in the state of Oregon
Map of the U.S. highlighting Oregon
Location of Oregon in the U.S.
Founded October 17, 1882
County Seat Klamath Falls
Address Klamath County Courthouse
304 Main Street
Klamath Falls, Or 97601-6385
Klamath County Website

County Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1882
and military records from 1919.
Clerk Circuit Court has divorce, probate and court records. [1]

Klamath County Government

County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Klamath County Court House as of August 2006.

Klamath 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 has more about this subject: Klamath County, Oregon
Named for a tribe of Native Americans living in the area at the time the first white explorers entered the region, the Klamaths. 

Trivia Tidbits: Little biographic bits associated with the names of non-population localities.

Parent County

17 October 1882: Created from west part of Lake 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


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Bonanza | Chiloquin | Klamath Falls | Malin | Merrill


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Algoma | Altamont | Beatty | Bly | Chemult | Dairy | Gilchrist | Keno | Midland | Pine Grove | Sprague River

Indian Reservation


Neighboring Counties

Deschutes | Douglas | Jackson | Lake | Lane | California counties: Modoc | Siskiyou

Trivia Tidbits

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







Church History and Records (Rural)




Land and Property





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


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

Chiloquin OR 97624 United States

Genealogy Websites

Klamath County Oregon Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Klamath County, Oregon page 573, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. WorldCat 50140092; FHL Collection Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)