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''[[United States|United States]] > [[Oregon|Oregon]] > Wheeler County'' [[Image:Or-wheeler.png|right|300px]]  
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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]] [[Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]] '''Wheeler County'''''
  
== History and Tidbits  ==
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'''Wheeler County''' was created from [[Crook_County,_Oregon|Crook]], [[Gilliam_County,_Oregon|Gilliam]] and [[Grant_County,_Oregon|Grant]] Counties 17 February 1899. Named for Henry H. Wheeler, a early settler who owned a farm near Mitchell.
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[[Image:Or-wheeler.png|thumb|right|400px]]  
  
The county seat is Fossil.
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=== County Courthouse <br><br><br>  ===
  
[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cpwheelerdescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Wheeler County Court House as of October 2005.  
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[http://www.wheelercounty-oregon.com/ Wheeler County Courthouse]<br>701 Adams Street<br>P O&nbsp;Box 327<br>Fossil, Or 97830<br>Phone 541-763-2400<br><br>County Clerk has probate records from 1899 and land records.<br>Clerk Circuit Court has divoce and court records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wheeler County, Oregon page 574, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
=== Cities  ===
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[http://www.wheelercounty-oregon.com <br>Wheeler County Government]
  
Fossil | Mitchell | Spray
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[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/pages/records/local/county/wheeler/inv/index.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Wheeler County Court House as of June 2008.
  
=== Unincorporated Communities  ===
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Wheeler County Court is structured differently. Check the County Records Inventory link for addresses for location of records (left column).
  
Antone | Caleb | Kinzua | Lost Valley | Richmond | Service Creek | Spoos Mill | Twickenham | Waldron | Waterman
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*Record Loss:
  
== Neighboring Counties  ==
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=== Historical Facts  ===
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{{Wikipedia|Wheeler County, Oregon}}
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==== Parent Counties  ====
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'''17 February 1899:''' Wheeler County was created from [[Crook County, Oregon|Crook]], [[Gilliam County, Oregon|Gilliam]] and [[Grant County, Oregon|Grant]] Counties. <ref>{{WorldCat|50140092}}; {{FHL|1049485|item}} ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)</ref>
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Named for Henry H. Wheeler, a early settler who owned a farm near Mitchell.
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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== Places / Localities  ==
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[[Fossil, Oregon|Fossil]] | [[Mitchell, Oregon|Mitchell]] | [[Spray, Oregon|Spray]] |
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[[Antone, Oregon|Antone]] | [[Clarno, Oregon|Clarno]] | [[Kinzua, Oregon|Kinzua]] (a ghost town) | [[Richmond, Oregon|Richmond]] | [[Service Creek, Oregon|Service Creek]] | [[Spoos Mill, Oregon|Spoos Mill]] | [[Twickenham, Oregon|Twickenham]] | [[Wetmore, Oregon|Wetmore]] | [[Winlock, Oregon|Winlock]]
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=== Neighboring Counties  ===
  
 
[[Crook County, Oregon|Crook]] | [[Gilliam County, Oregon|Gilliam]] | [[Grant County, Oregon|Grant]] | [[Jefferson County, Oregon|Jefferson]] | [[Morrow County, Oregon|Morrow]] | [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]]  
 
[[Crook County, Oregon|Crook]] | [[Gilliam County, Oregon|Gilliam]] | [[Grant County, Oregon|Grant]] | [[Jefferson County, Oregon|Jefferson]] | [[Morrow County, Oregon|Morrow]] | [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]]  
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== Resources  ==
 
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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=== Biography  ===
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==== Census  ====
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*1930
  
==== Church History and Records<br> ====
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=== Land and Property  ===
  
==== Court ====
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=== Maps ===
  
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=== Military History and Records ===
  
==== Land ====
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums ==
  
==== Probate ====
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
  
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
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== Websites ==
  
=== Societies, Libraries, Museums  ===
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*[http://orgenweb.org/wheeler/ The Wheeler GenWeb Project], part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]], a state project affiliated with [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project.]]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Wheeler/ Linkpendium]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/wheeler/wheelertoc.htm USGenWeb Archives]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/or/wheeler/wheelertoc.htm USGenWeb Archives] (backup site)
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*{{FHL|207254|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch Family History Library Catalog}}
  
== Genealogy Websites ==
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== References ==
  
[http://orgenweb.org/wheeler/ The Wheeler GenWeb Project], part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]], a state project affiliated with [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project.]]
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{{reflist}} {{Oregon}}
  
 
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Revision as of 22:53, 26 November 2012

United States Gotoarrow-kelly.png Oregon Gotoarrow-kelly.png Wheeler County


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County Courthouse


Wheeler County Courthouse
701 Adams Street
P O Box 327
Fossil, Or 97830
Phone 541-763-2400

County Clerk has probate records from 1899 and land records.
Clerk Circuit Court has divoce and court records. [1]


Wheeler County Government

County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Wheeler County Court House as of June 2008.

Wheeler County Court is structured differently. Check the County Records Inventory link for addresses for location of records (left column).

  • Record Loss:

Historical Facts

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

Parent Counties

17 February 1899: Wheeler County was created from Crook, Gilliam and Grant Counties. [2]

Named for Henry H. Wheeler, a early settler who owned a farm near Mitchell.

Boundary Changes

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities

Please do not format these pages unless you have contents to add to them.

Fossil | Mitchell | Spray |

Communities

Please do not format these pages unless you have contents to add to them.

Antone | Clarno | Kinzua (a ghost town) | Richmond | Service Creek | Spoos Mill | Twickenham | Wetmore | Winlock

Neighboring Counties

Crook | Gilliam | Grant | Jefferson | Morrow | Wasco

Resources

Archives and Libraries

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

  • 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

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Family History Centers

Websites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wheeler County, Oregon page 574, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. WorldCat 50140092; FHL Collection Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)