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''[[United States|United States]] > [[Oregon|Oregon]] > Polk County'' [[Image:Or-polk.png|thumb|right|400px|showing location of Polk County]]  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.co.polk.or.us/Clerk/default.asp http://www.co.polk.or.us/Clerk/default.asp]<br>Polk County Clerk<br>850 Main Street<br>Room 201<br>Dallas, OR 97338-3179<br>503-623-9217<br>
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[http://www.co.polk.or.us/Clerk/default.asp http://www.co.polk.or.us/Clerk/default.asp]<br>Polk County Clerk<br>850 Main Street<br>Room 201<br>Dallas, OR 97338-3179<br>503-623-9217
  
 
== Quick Facts  ==
 
== Quick Facts  ==
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'''15 Dec 1853:''' [[Tillamook County, Oregon|Tillamook]] County set off.  
 
'''15 Dec 1853:''' [[Tillamook County, Oregon|Tillamook]] County set off.  
  
'''20 February 1893:''' [[Lincoln County, Oregon|Lincoln]] County set off.
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'''20 February 1893:''' [[Lincoln County, Oregon|Lincoln]] County set off.  
  
 
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===== Cities  =====
 
===== Cities  =====
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[[Dallas, Oregon|Dallas]] | [[Falls City, Oregon|Falls City]] | [[Independence, Oregon|Independence]] | [[Monmouth, Oregon|Monmouth]] | [[Salem, Oregon|Salem]] | [[Willamina, Oregon|Willamina]]  
 
[[Dallas, Oregon|Dallas]] | [[Falls City, Oregon|Falls City]] | [[Independence, Oregon|Independence]] | [[Monmouth, Oregon|Monmouth]] | [[Salem, Oregon|Salem]] | [[Willamina, Oregon|Willamina]]  
  
 
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===== Communities  =====
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[[Bethel, Polk County, Oregon|Bethel]] | [[Bridgeport, Polk County, Oregon|Bridgeport]] | [[Ellendale, Oregon|Ellendale]] | [[Eola, Oregon|Eola]] | [[Grand Ronde, Oregon|Grand Ronde]] | [[Pedee, Oregon|Pedee]] | [[Perrydale, Oregon|Perrydale]] | [[Rickreall, Oregon|Rickreall]] | [[Valsetz, Oregon|Valsetz]] | [[Zena, Oregon|Zena]]  
 
[[Bethel, Polk County, Oregon|Bethel]] | [[Bridgeport, Polk County, Oregon|Bridgeport]] | [[Ellendale, Oregon|Ellendale]] | [[Eola, Oregon|Eola]] | [[Grand Ronde, Oregon|Grand Ronde]] | [[Pedee, Oregon|Pedee]] | [[Perrydale, Oregon|Perrydale]] | [[Rickreall, Oregon|Rickreall]] | [[Valsetz, Oregon|Valsetz]] | [[Zena, Oregon|Zena]]  
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===== Indian Reservation  =====
 
===== Indian Reservation  =====
  
Grand Ronde (Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community - specifically Chasta, Kalapuya, Molalla, Rogue River, Klickitat, Chinook, Tillamook, French-Canadian (Iroqouian).
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Grand Ronde (Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community - specifically Chasta, Kalapuya, Molalla, Rogue River, Klickitat, Chinook, Tillamook, French-Canadian (Iroqouian).  
  
 
== Neighboring Counties  ==
 
== Neighboring Counties  ==
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==== Societies and Libraries  ====
 
==== Societies and Libraries  ====
  
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== Genealogy Websites  ==
 
== Genealogy Websites  ==

Revision as of 07:52, 8 March 2009

United States > Oregon > Polk County
File:Or-polk.png
showing location of Polk County

County Courthouse

http://www.co.polk.or.us/Clerk/default.asp
Polk County Clerk
850 Main Street
Room 201
Dallas, OR 97338-3179
503-623-9217

Quick Facts

22 Decemeber 1845: Polk county was created from Yamhill County. Named James K. Polk, the 11th president of the United States.

The county seat is Dallas. It was formerly named Cynthian.

Boundary Changes

23 Dec 1847: Benton County set off.

15 Dec 1853: Tillamook County set off.

20 February 1893: Lincoln County set off.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities
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Dallas | Falls City | Independence | Monmouth | Salem | Willamina

Communities
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Bethel | Bridgeport | Ellendale | Eola | Grand Ronde | Pedee | Perrydale | Rickreall | Valsetz | Zena

Indian Reservation

Grand Ronde (Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community - specifically Chasta, Kalapuya, Molalla, Rogue River, Klickitat, Chinook, Tillamook, French-Canadian (Iroqouian).

Neighboring Counties

Benton | Lincoln | Linn | Marion | Tillamook | Yamhill

Resources

Biography

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

Cemeteries (Rural)

Census

  • 1849 Transcription and Index
  • 1856 Transcription and Index

Church History and Records

Court Records

Deeds and Land Records

Gazetteers

History

Maps

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

Genealogy Websites

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