Wheeler County, Oregon Genealogy

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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

Cemeteries

Census

  • 1870, part of Grant County. Entire area that later formed Harney County was not enumerated.
  • 1880, part of Grant County. Entire area that later formed Harney County was not enumerated.
  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies, Libraries, Museums

Genealogy Websites

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