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Several helpful gazetteers of [[Oregon]] have been published. Two of the most helpful are:  
 
Several helpful gazetteers of [[Oregon]] have been published. Two of the most helpful are:  
  
*''Oregon Geographic Names'', McArthur, Lewis A. and McArthur, Lewis L.; 6th ed. Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society, 1992. {{FHL|649857|item}} US/CAN 979.5 E2m 1992. The [http://www.ohs.org/research/oregon-geographic-names-board.cfm 7th edition] is available in some libraries in Oregon and the Library of Congress.
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*''Oregon Geographic Names'', McArthur, Lewis A. and McArthur, Lewis L.; 6th ed. Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society, 1992. {{FHL|649857|item|disp=FHL Book 979.5 E2m 1992}}. The [http://www.ohs.org/research/oregon-geographic-names-board.cfm 7th edition] is available in some libraries in Oregon and the Library of Congress.
  
*R. L. Polk & Co.'s ''Oregon and Washington Gazetteer and Business Directory, 1909-1910''. Seattle, Washington: R.L. Polk, 1909. {{FHL|37527|item}} film 1000367 item 1.)
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*R. L. Polk & Co.'s ''Oregon and Washington Gazetteer and Business Directory, 1909-1910''. Seattle, Washington: R.L. Polk, 1909. {{FHL|37527|item|disp=FHL Film 1000367 item 1}}.
*Maps on microfilm are available as described in {{FHL|384045|item}} Family History Library catalog.
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*Maps on microfilm are available as described in the {{FHL|384045|item|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}.
  
 
*Many maps can be found on-line. To locate applicable maps use a search engine such, as Google or Yahoo and terms such as Oregon Gazet(t)eer or maps.
 
*Many maps can be found on-line. To locate applicable maps use a search engine such, as Google or Yahoo and terms such as Oregon Gazet(t)eer or maps.

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Several helpful gazetteers of Oregon have been published. Two of the most helpful are:

  • Oregon Geographic Names, McArthur, Lewis A. and McArthur, Lewis L.; 6th ed. Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society, 1992. FHL Book 979.5 E2m 1992. The 7th edition is available in some libraries in Oregon and the Library of Congress.
  • R. L. Polk & Co.'s Oregon and Washington Gazetteer and Business Directory, 1909-1910. Seattle, Washington: R.L. Polk, 1909. FHL Film 1000367 item 1.
  • Many maps can be found on-line. To locate applicable maps use a search engine such, as Google or Yahoo and terms such as Oregon Gazet(t)eer or maps.