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== History and Tidbits  ==
 
== History and Tidbits  ==
  
'''Wheeler County''' was created from Crook, Gilliam and Grant Counties 17 February 1899. Named for Henry H. Wheeler, a early settler who owned a farm near Mitchell.  
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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.  
  
 
The county seat is Fossil.  
 
The county seat is Fossil.  
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=== Unincorporated Communities  ===
 
=== Unincorporated Communities  ===
  
Antone | Caleb | Kinzua | Lost Valley | Richmond | Service Creek | Spoos Mill | Twickenham | Waldron | Waterman  
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Antone | Caleb | Kinzua | Lost Valley | Richmond | Service Creek | Spoos Mill | Twickenham | Waldron | Waterman
  
 
== Neighboring Counties  ==
 
== Neighboring Counties  ==

Revision as of 19:22, 5 January 2009

United States > Oregon > Wheeler County

History and Tidbits

Wheeler County was created from Crook, Gilliam and Grant Counties 17 February 1899. Named for Henry H. Wheeler, a early settler who owned a farm near Mitchell.

The county seat is Fossil.

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

Cities

Fossil | Mitchell | Spray

Unincorporated Communities

Antone | Caleb | Kinzua | Lost Valley | Richmond | Service Creek | Spoos Mill | Twickenham | Waldron | Waterman

Neighboring Counties

Crook | Gilliam | Grant | Jefferson | Morrow | Wasco

Resources

Genealogy Websites

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