Morrow County, Oregon Genealogy

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History and Tidbits

Morrow county was created from Umatilla and Wasco Counties 16 February 1885. Named for Jackson L. Morrow, one of the first settlers of Morrow County, who was a member of the state legislature when the county was created.

The county seat is Heppner.

County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Morrow County Court House as of September/October 2003.


Boardman | Heppner | Ione | Irrigon | Lexington

Unincorporated Communities

Cecil | Clarke | Eightmile | Ella | Galloway | Gooseberry | hardman | Lena | Morgan | Pine City | Ruggs | Valby

Discontinued Post Offices

Acton |

Neighboring Counties

Gilliam | Grant | Umatilla | Wheeler | Benton, Washington | Klickitat, Washington



Church Records

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

Genealogy Websites

The Morrow County GenWeb Project, part of The ORGenWeb Project, a state project affiliated with The USGenWeb Project

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