Wasco County, Oregon Genealogy
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.
Antelope | Dufur | Maupin | Mosier | Shaniko | The Dalles
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