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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  
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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
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== Resources  ==

Revision as of 19:55, 16 February 2011

United States Gotoarrow.png Oregon Gotoarrow.png Wasco County

County Courthouse

http://co.wasco.or.us/

511 Washington Street, Room 201
The Dalles, Oregon 97058
(541) 506-2530 Phone

Quick Facts

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Wasco County, Oregon

Parent Counties

11 January 1854: Wasco county was created from Clackamas, Douglas, Jackson, Lane, Linn, and Marion Counties . Named for the Wasco (or Wascopam), a Chinook tribe on the south side. [1]


  • Records Held at the Courthouse

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

  • Record Loss:

Boundary Changes

22 September 1862: Baker County set off.

27 September 1862: Umatilla County set off.

24 October 1874: Lake County set off.

24 October 1882: Crook County set off.

14 October 1864: Grant County set off.

25 February 1885: Gilliam County set off.

25 February 1889: Sherman County set off.

23 June 1908: Hood River County set off.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

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

Communities
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Boyd | Chenoweth | Friend | Pine Hollow | Pine Grove | Rice | Rowena | Tygh Valley | Wamic

Neighboring Counties

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

Trivia Tidbits

Information about localities, too small or too brief to describe in separate pages. Exception to this are Post Offices. > Trivia Tidbits

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

  • 1860
  • 1870
  • 1880
  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court Records

Gazetteers

History

Land and Property

Maps

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Many early marriages are listed on the Western States Marriage Index.

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Websites

References

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

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