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

  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies, Libraries, Museums

Websites

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

References