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''[[United States|United States]] > [[Oregon|Oregon]] > Wasco County''  
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''[[United States|United States]] > [[Oregon|Oregon]] > Wasco County'' [[Image:Or-wasco.png|right|400px]]  
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== Quick Facts ==
 
  
'''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 [[Marion County, Oregon|Marion]]  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
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== County Courthouse  ==
  
The county seat is The Dalles.  
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[http://co.wasco.or.us/ http://co.wasco.or.us/]
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511 Washington Street, Room 201<br>The Dalles, Oregon 97058<br>(541) 506-2530 Phone <br>
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== Quick Facts  ==
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wasco_County,_Oregon Wikipedia]
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==== Parent Counties  ====
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'''11 January 1854:''' 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 [[Marion County, Oregon|Marion]]&nbsp; Counties . Named for the [[Portal:Indians of North America|Wasco (or Wascopam,]] a Chinook tribe on the south side.  
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*Records Held at the Courthouse
  
 
[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.  
 
[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.  
  
=== Cities  ===
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*Record Loss:
  
Antelope | Dufur | Maupin | Mosier | Shaniko | The Dalles
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
=== Unincorporated Communities  ===
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'''22 September 1862:''' [[Baker County, Oregon|Baker]] County set off.
  
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
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'''27 September 1862:''' [[Umatilla County, Oregon|Umatilla]] County set off.
  
== Neighboring Counties  ==
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'''24 October 1874:''' [[Lake County, Oregon|Lake]] County set off.
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'''24 October 1882:''' [[Crook County, Oregon|Crook]] County set off.
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'''14 October 1864:''' [[Grant County, Oregon|Grant]] County set off.
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'''25 February 1885:''' [[Gilliam County, Oregon|Gilliam]] County set off.
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'''25 February 1889:''' [[Sherman County, Oregon|Sherman]] County set off.
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'''23 June 1908:''' [[Hood River County, Oregon|Hood River]] County set off.
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== Places / Localities  ==
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=== Populated Places  ===
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===== Cities  =====
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[[Antelope, Oregon|Antelope]] | [[Dufur, Oregon|Dufur]] | [[Maupin, Oregon|Maupin]] | [[Mosier, Oregon|Mosier]] | [[Shaniko, Oregon|Shaniko]] | [[The Dalles, Oregon|The Dalles]]
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===== Communities  =====
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[[Boyd, Oregon|Boyd]] | [[Chenoweth, Oregon|Chenoweth]] | [[Friend, Oregon|Friend]] | [[Pine Hollow, Oregon|Pine Hollow]] | [[Pine Grove, Wasco County, Oregon|Pine Grove]] | [[Rice, Oregon|Rice]] | [[Rowena, Oregon|Rowena]] | [[Tygh Valley, Oregon|Tygh Valley]] | [[Wamic, Oregon|Wamic]]
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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  
 
[[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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==== Biography  ====
  
 
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==== Church History and Records<br> ====
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==== Gazetteers  ====
 
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==== Local Histories ====
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=== Societies, Libraries, Museums  ===
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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.]]  
 
[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.]]  
  
 
[[Category:Wasco_County,_Oregon]]
 
[[Category:Wasco_County,_Oregon]]

Revision as of 22:06, 4 March 2009

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

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

Communities

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

Societies, Libraries, Museums

Websites

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