Lincoln County, Oregon Genealogy

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United States Gotoarrow.png Oregon Gotoarrow.png Lincoln County

County Courthouse

http://www.co.lincoln.or.us/
225 West Olive Street
Newport, Oregon 97365
(541) 265-6611

Quick Facts

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Lincoln County, Oregon

20 February 1893: The county was created from Benton and Polk Counties. Named for Abraham Lincoln, 16th president of the United States of America. The irony is that he was offered Governorship of Oregon Territory but he turned it down and it was offered to Joseph Lane instead. [1]

County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Lincoln County Court House as of September 2004.

Boundary Changes

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities
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Depoe Bay | Lincoln City | Newport | Siletz | Toledo | Waldport | Yachats

Communities
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Agate Beach | Beverly Beach | Chitwood | Eddyville | Fisher | Gleneden Beach | Kernville | Lincoln Beach | Otis | Otter Rock | Rose Lodge | Seal Rock | Tidewater

Indian Reservation

Siletz, located on the Siletz River (Confederated Tribes of Siletz - specifically - the Rogue River tribe, Shasta, Scoton, Shasta Costa (or Shistakwasta), Grave Creek tribe, Chetco, Coquille (or Mishikwutmetunne), Tututni (or Tututunne), Tolowa, and likely a small number of Siuslaw, Coos, Latgawa, Dakubetede, Taltushtuntude, Takelma, and Kuitsh peoples.)

Neighboring Counties

Benton | Lane | Polk | Tillamook

Resources

Biography

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

Cemeteries (Rural)

Census

  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court Records

Gazetteers

History

Land and Property

Maps

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Websites

References

  1. WorldCat 50140092FHL Collection Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)

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