Sumpter, Baker County, Oregon Genealogy

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United States > Oregon > Baker County > Sumpter

History

  • The community was founded in 1862 by gold prospectors on their way to California gold fields, when they panned gold out of Cracker Creek. The subsequent development of Sumpter was based primarily on gold mining.
  • On 13 August 1917, the community was destroyed by a fire.

Sites of Interest

Family History Resources

Cemeteries

Directories

City Directories of Sumpter are part of Baker City - City Directories.