Union County, Oregon Genealogy

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Union county was created from Baker County 14 October 1864. Named for the city of Union which is located within the boundaries, a county seat at the time of the creation of the county. Southest portion of Union known as the Panhandle was annexed to Baker County 1 February 1901.

The county seat is La Grande. Union was the former county seat until mid-1880s.

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

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

Unincorporated Communities: Alicel | Cabin Creek | Camp Carson | Camp Elkanah | Elk Flat | Hilgard | Hot Lake | Imbler | Indian Valley | Lookingglass | Medical Springs | Perry | Pondosa | Starkey | Telocaset

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

Neighboring Counties: Baker | Grant | Umatilla | Wallowa