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== Quick Facts  ==
 
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'''14 October 1864:''' Union county was created from [[Baker County, Oregon|Baker]] County.  
 
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'''11 February 1887:''' [[Wallowa County, Oregon|Wallowa]] County was set off.  
 
'''11 February 1887:''' [[Wallowa County, Oregon|Wallowa]] County was set off.  
  
'''1 February 1901:''' Southeast portion of Union known as the Panhandle was annexed to Baker County by the order of the State Legislature.  
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'''1 February 1901:''' Southeast portion of Union known as the Panhandle was annexed to Baker County by the order of the State Legislature.
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==

Revision as of 21:53, 4 March 2009

United States > Oregon > Union County

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County Courthouse

http://www.union-county.org/

1106 K Avenue
La Grande, OR 97850
541-963-1001

Union was the former county seat until 1901.

Quick Facts

Wikipedia

14 October 1864: Union county was created from Baker County.

Named for the city of Union which is located within the boundaries, a county seat at the time of the creation of the county.

  • Records Held at the Courthouse

County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Union County Court House as of October 2005.

  • Record Loss:

Boundary Changes

11 February 1887: Wallowa County was set off.

1 February 1901: Southeast portion of Union known as the Panhandle was annexed to Baker County by the order of the State Legislature.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities

Cove | Elgin | Imbler | Island City | La Grande | North Powder | Summerville | Union

Communities

Alicel | Camp Elkanah | Hilgard | Hot Lake | Medical Springs | Perry | Pondosa | Starkey | Telocaset

Neighboring Counties

Baker | Grant | Umatilla | Wallowa

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

LDS Cemetery Records

Vol. 21 page 177 - Lower Cove Cemetery, Alical

Census

  • 1870
  • 1880
  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court Records

Land and Deeds Records

History

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Taxation

Vital Records

Genealogy Websites

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

References