Wasco County, Oregon Genealogy

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United States > Oregon > 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

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.

  • 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

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church History and Records

Court Records

Gazetteers

History

Land and Deed Records

Maps

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

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

Societies, Libraries, Museums

Websites

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

References