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== References  ==

Revision as of 06:48, 7 January 2011

United States Gotoarrow-kelly.png Oregon Gotoarrow-kelly.png Wallowa County

County Courthouse


Wallowa County Courthouse
101 S. River Street
Enterprise, OR 97828
(541) 426-4543

Quick Facts

Wikipedia has more about this subject: Wasco County, Oregon

11 February 1887: Wallowa county was created from Union County. [1]

Named for Wallowa River. Lewis and Clark Expedition journals recorded Wil-le-wahas the name.

  • Records Held at the Courthouse

County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Wallowa County Court House as of July 2004.

  • Record Loss:

Places / Localities

The preceding list of places includes incorporated cities and towns, unincorporated towns and communities, and place names that may have been used in family histories. Some have well-organized records and even have web sites. Some are simply social communities with no official records, but which may be referenced in small-town newspapers. The list is provided to help researchers identify localities within the county. As records or histories of these localities are identified, a page will be added for each of these place names.



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

Cemeteries (Rural and General)

Asotin County, Washington, cemeteries; some Garfield and Columbia County, Washington and Wallowa County, Oregon cemeteries: their history and headstone inscriptions WorldCat 14515692FHL Collection


  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court Records

Farms - Ranches



Land and Property


Military History and Records


See Enterprise, Joseph and Wallowa for the newspapers published in these cities.


Probate Records


  • School days in the Wallowas: a history of the ninety-one schools and communities, past and present, of Wallowa County, Oregon WorldCat 26657807


Vital Records

Voting Records

  1. Election voter register, Wallowa County, Oregon, 1902, 1906, 1914 FHL Collection

Societies, Libraries and Museums



  1. WorldCat 50140092FHL Collection Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)
  2. HQO - (LAR)