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'''Wasco county''' was created from [[Clackamas County, Oregon|Clackamas,]] [[Douglas County, Oregon|Douglas,]] [[Jackson County, Oregon|Jackson,]] [[Lane County, Oregon|Lane,]] [[Linn County, Oregon|Linn,]] and&nbsp; [[Marion County, Oregon|Marion]]&nbsp; Counties 11 January 1854. Named for the [[Portal:Indians of North America|Wasco,]] a Chinook tribe on the south side. Parts taken for [[Baker County, Oregon|Baker]] 1862, [[Crook County, Oregon|Crook]] 1882, [[Gilliam County, Oregon|Gilliam]] 1885, [[Grant County, Oregon|Grant]] 1864, [[Hood River County, Oregon|Hood River]] 1908, [[Lake County, Oregon|Lake]] 1874, [[Sherman County, Oregon|Sherman]] 1889 and [[Umatilla County|Umatilla]] 1862, counties<br>
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'''Wasco county''' was created from [[Clackamas County, Oregon|Clackamas,]] [[Douglas County, Oregon|Douglas,]] [[Jackson County, Oregon|Jackson,]] [[Lane County, Oregon|Lane,]] [[Linn County, Oregon|Linn,]] and&nbsp; [[Marion County, Oregon|Marion]]&nbsp; Counties 11 January 1854. Named for the [[Portal:Indians of North America|Wasco,]] a Chinook tribe on the south side. Parts taken for [[Baker County, Oregon|Baker]] 1862, [[Crook County, Oregon|Crook]] 1882, [[Gilliam County, Oregon|Gilliam]] 1885, [[Grant County, Oregon|Grant]] 1864, [[Hood River County, Oregon|Hood River]] 1908, [[Lake County, Oregon|Lake]] 1874, [[Sherman County, Oregon|Sherman]] 1889 and [[Umatilla County, Oregon|Umatilla]] 1862, counties<br>
  
 
The county seat is The Dalles.<br>
 
The county seat is The Dalles.<br>
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'''Genealogy Websites:''' [http://www.historysavers.com/index.html The Wasco County GenWeb Project], part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]], a state project affiliated with [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project.]]<br>
 
'''Genealogy Websites:''' [http://www.historysavers.com/index.html The Wasco County GenWeb Project], part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]], a state project affiliated with [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project.]]<br>
  
'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[Clackamas County, Oregon|Clackamas]] | [[Gilliam County, Oregon|Gilliam]] | [[Hood River County, Oregon|Hood River]] | [[Jefferson County, Oregon|Jefferson]] | [[Marion County, Oregon|Marion]] | [[Sherman County, Oregon|Sherman]] | [[Wheeler County, Oregon|Wheeler]] | [[Klickitat County, Washington|Klickitat,]] Washington<br><br>[[Portal:Oregon]] [[Portal:Washington]] <!--{12080658520150} --> <!--{12080658520151} --> <!--{12080658520152} -->
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'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[Clackamas County, Oregon|Clackamas]] | [[Gilliam County, Oregon|Gilliam]] | [[Hood River County, Oregon|Hood River]] | [[Jefferson County, Oregon|Jefferson]] | [[Marion County, Oregon|Marion]] | [[Sherman County, Oregon|Sherman]] | [[Wheeler County, Oregon|Wheeler]] | [[Klickitat County, Washington|Klickitat,]] Washington<br><br>[[Portal:Oregon]] [[Portal:Washington]] <!--{12080661172506} --> <!--{12080661172507} --> <!--{12080661172508} --> <!--{12080661172509} --> <!--{120806611725010} -->
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[[Category:Wasco_County,_Oregon]]
 
[[Category:Wasco_County,_Oregon]]

Revision as of 05:55, 13 April 2008

Wasco county was created from Clackamas, Douglas, Jackson, Lane, Linn, and  Marion  Counties 11 January 1854. Named for the Wasco, a Chinook tribe on the south side. Parts taken for Baker 1862, Crook 1882, Gilliam 1885, Grant 1864, Hood River 1908, Lake 1874, Sherman 1889 and Umatilla 1862, counties

The county seat is The Dalles.

County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Tillamook County Court House as of August/September 2006.

Cities: Antelope | Dufur | Maupin | Mosier | Shaniko | The Dalles

Unincorporated Communities: Bakeoven | Boyd | Celilo Village | Chenoweth | Cherry Heights | Clarno | Criterion | Dant | East Maupin | Emerson | Endersby | English | Fairbanks | Friend | Kingsley | Nansene | Ortley | Petersburg | Pine Grove | Pine Hollow | Rail Hollow | Rice | Rowena | Simnasho | Tygh Valley | Wamic | Wapinitia

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

Neighboring Counties: Clackamas | Gilliam | Hood River | Jefferson | Marion | Sherman | Wheeler | Klickitat, Washington

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