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Guide to Curry County, Oregon ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


Curry County, Oregon
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Location in the state of Oregon
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Location of Oregon in the U.S.
Founded December 18, 1855
County Seat Gold Beach
Address Curry County Courthouse
29821 Ellensburg Ave
PO Box 746
Gold Beach, OR 97444
Phone: 541.247.7011
Curry County Website


County Courthouse

County Clerk has land, military and 
naturalization records from 1916. [1] 

Records Held at the Courthouse

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Quick Facts

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Wikipedia has more about this subject: Curry County, Oregon
Named for George Law Curry, last Governor of Oregon Territory, 1853-1859. 

Parent County

18 December 1855: Created from Coos County. [2]

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Oregon County boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Oregon County Boundary Maps" (1843-1975) may be viewed for free at the website.

Places / Localities

Populated Places


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Brookings | Gold Beach | Port Orford


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Agness | Carpenterville | Harbor | Langlois | Nesika Beach | Ophir | Pistol River | Sixes | Wedderburn

Neighboring Counties

Coos | Douglas | Josephine | Del Norte County, California

Trivia Tidbits

Information about localities, too small or too brief to describe in separate pages. Exception to this are Post Offices. > Trivia Tidbits




  • 1856 Transcription and index
  • 1860
  • 1870
  • 1880
  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court Records



Land and Property



Military History and Records


Probate Records

Online Records

Rivers and Waterways

Details about the rivers and waterways where farms and settlements are often found along them. >> Rivers and Waterways


Vital Records

See also How to order Oregon Vital Records, order electronically online or download an application for Oregon Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Application to mail.

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Curry Historical Society
29419 Ellensburg Avenue
PO Box 1598
Gold Beach OR 97444

Curry County Historical Society
920 S Ellensberg Ave
Gold Beach 97444-9705

Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.


Curry County Oregon Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Curry County, Oregon page 572, ; FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. FHL Collection Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)


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