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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>
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== History and Tidbits ==
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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
  
The county seat is The Dalles.<br>
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The county seat is The Dalles.
  
[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cpwascodescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Wasco County Court House as of October 2005.<br>
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[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cpwascodescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Wasco County Court House as of October 2005.<br>  
  
'''Cities:''' Antelope | Dufur | Maupin | Mosier | Shaniko | The Dalles<br>
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=== Cities ===
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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<br>
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=== Unincorporated Communities ===
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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:''' [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>
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== Neighboring Counties ==
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[[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
  
'''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]]&nbsp;&nbsp; [[Portal:Washington]] <!--{12084090444060} --> <!--{12084090444061} --> <!--{12084090444062} --> <!--{12084090444063} --> <!--{12084090444064} --> <!--{12084090444065} --> <!--{12084090444066} --> <!--{12084090444067} -->
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== Resources ==
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== Genealogy Websites ==
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[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.]]  
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Revision as of 18:34, 5 May 2008

History and Tidbits

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 Wasco County Court House as of October 2005.

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

Neighboring Counties

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

Resources

Genealogy Websites

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

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