Clackamas County, Oregon

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| county = Clackamas County
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| state = Oregon
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| founded year = 1843
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| seat = Oregon City
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| building address = Clackamas County Courthouse<br>719 Main Street<br>Oregon City, OR 97045<br>Phone: 503.722.2745<br>[http://courts.oregon.gov/Clackamas/ '''Clackamas County Website'''] }}
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=== County Courthouse  ===
 
=== County Courthouse  ===
  
[http://courts.oregon.gov/Clackamas/ Clackamas County Courthouse]<br>719 Main Street<br>Oregon City, OR 97045<br>Phone: 503.722.2745&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has marriage and land records 1846. <br>State Archivist has custody of some old county records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Clackamas County, Oregon page 572, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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County Clerk has marriage and land records 1846. <br>State Archivist has custody of some old county records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Clackamas County, Oregon page 572, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
=== Records held at the Courthouse  ===
 
=== Records held at the Courthouse  ===
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=== Quick Facts  ===
 
=== Quick Facts  ===
  
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Named after the [[Indians of North America|Native Americans]] living in the area, the [[Clackamas Indians|Clackamas Indians]], part of the Chinookan people.  
 
Named after the [[Indians of North America|Native Americans]] living in the area, the [[Clackamas Indians|Clackamas Indians]], part of the Chinookan people.  
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===== Cities  =====
 
===== Cities  =====
  
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[[Barlow, Oregon|Barlow]] | [[Canby, Oregon|Canby]] | [[Damascus, Oregon|Damascus]] | [[Estacada, Oregon|Estacada]] | [[Gladstone, Oregon|Gladstone]] | [[Happy Valley, Oregon|Happy Valley]] | [[Johnson City, Oregon|Johnson City]] | [[Lake Oswego, Oregon|Lake Oswego]] | [[Milwaukie, Oregon|Milwaukie]] | [[Molalla, Oregon|Molalla]] | [[Oregon City, Oregon|Oregon City]] | [[Portland, Clackamas County, Oregon|Portland]] | [[Rivergrove, Oregon|Rivergrove]] | [[Sandy, Oregon|Sandy]] | [[Tualatin, Oregon|Tualatin]] | [[West Linn, Oregon|West Linn]] | [[Wilsonville, Oregon|Wilsonville]]  
 
[[Barlow, Oregon|Barlow]] | [[Canby, Oregon|Canby]] | [[Damascus, Oregon|Damascus]] | [[Estacada, Oregon|Estacada]] | [[Gladstone, Oregon|Gladstone]] | [[Happy Valley, Oregon|Happy Valley]] | [[Johnson City, Oregon|Johnson City]] | [[Lake Oswego, Oregon|Lake Oswego]] | [[Milwaukie, Oregon|Milwaukie]] | [[Molalla, Oregon|Molalla]] | [[Oregon City, Oregon|Oregon City]] | [[Portland, Clackamas County, Oregon|Portland]] | [[Rivergrove, Oregon|Rivergrove]] | [[Sandy, Oregon|Sandy]] | [[Tualatin, Oregon|Tualatin]] | [[West Linn, Oregon|West Linn]] | [[Wilsonville, Oregon|Wilsonville]]  
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===== Hamlets  =====
 
===== Hamlets  =====
  
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[[Beavercreek, Oregon|Beavercreek]] | [[Mulino, Oregon|Mulino]] | [[Stafford, Oregon|Stafford]]  
 
[[Beavercreek, Oregon|Beavercreek]] | [[Mulino, Oregon|Mulino]] | [[Stafford, Oregon|Stafford]]  
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===== Village  =====
 
===== Village  =====
  
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[[Mount Hood Village, Oregon|Mount Hood Village]]  
 
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===== Communities  =====
 
===== Communities  =====
  
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[[Barton, Oregon|Barton]] | [[Boring, Oregon|Boring]] | [[Brightwood, Oregon|Brightwood]] | [[Carver, Oregon|Carver]] | [[Colton, Oregon|Colton]] | [[Cottrell, Oregon|Cottrell]] | [[Eagle Creek, Oregon|Eagle Creek]] | [[Government Camp, Oregon|Government Camp]] | [[Jennings Lodge, Oregon|Jennings Lodge]] | [[Liberal, Oregon|Liberal]] | [[Marmot, Oregon|Marmot]] | [[Marquam, Oregon|Marquam]] | [[Marylhurst, Oregon|Marylhurst]] | [[Oak Grove, Oregon|Oak Grove]] | [[Oatfield, Oregon|Oatfield]] | [[Redland, Oregon|Redland]] | [[Rhododendron, Oregon|Rhododendron]] | [[Riverside, Clackamas County, Oregon|Riverside]] | [[Springwater, Oregon|Springwater]] | [[Wankers Corner, Oregon|Wankers Corner]] | [[Welches, Oregon|Welches]] | [[Wemme, Oregon|Wemme]] | [[Yoder, Oregon|Yoder]] | [[Zigzag, Oregon|Zigzag]]
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[[Barton, Oregon|Barton]] | [[Boring, Oregon|Boring]] | [[Brightwood, Oregon|Brightwood]] | [[Carver, Oregon|Carver]] | [[Colton, Oregon|Colton]] | [[Cottrell, Oregon|Cottrell]] | [[Eagle Creek, Oregon|Eagle Creek]] | [[Government Camp, Oregon|Government Camp]] | [[Jennings Lodge, Oregon|Jennings Lodge]] | [[Liberal, Oregon|Liberal]] | [[Marmot, Oregon|Marmot]] | [[Marquam, Oregon|Marquam]] | [[Marylhurst, Oregon|Marylhurst]] | [[Oak Grove, Oregon|Oak Grove]] | [[Oatfield, Oregon|Oatfield]] | [[Redland, Oregon|Redland]] | [[Rhododendron, Oregon|Rhododendron]] | [[Riverside, Clackamas County, Oregon|Riverside]] | [[Springwater, Oregon|Springwater]] | [[Wankers Corner, Oregon|Wankers Corner]] | [[Welches, Oregon|Welches]] | [[Wemme, Oregon|Wemme]] | [[Yoder, Oregon|Yoder]] | [[Zigzag, Oregon|Zigzag]]  
  
 
=== Neighboring Counties  ===
 
=== Neighboring Counties  ===

Revision as of 01:31, 13 March 2013

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Online Records


Clackamas County, Oregon
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Oregon
Location of Oregon in the U.S.
Facts
Founded July 5, 1843
County Seat Oregon City
Courthouse
Address Clackamas County Courthouse
719 Main Street
Oregon City, OR 97045
Phone: 503.722.2745
Clackamas County Website
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Contents

County Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage and land records 1846.
State Archivist has custody of some old county records.[1]

Records held at the Courthouse

  • Record Loss

Quick Facts

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Clackamas County, Oregon
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Named after the Native Americans living in the area, the Clackamas Indians, part of the Chinookan people.


Parent County

5 July 1843: Clackamas county was created from the Oregon Territory. [2]

Boundary Changes

11 January 1854: Wasco County set off.

22 December 1854: Multhomah County set off.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities

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Barlow | Canby | Damascus | Estacada | Gladstone | Happy Valley | Johnson City | Lake Oswego | Milwaukie | Molalla | Oregon City | Portland | Rivergrove | Sandy | Tualatin | West Linn | Wilsonville

Hamlets

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Beavercreek | Mulino | Stafford

Village

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Mount Hood Village

Communities

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Barton | Boring | Brightwood | Carver | Colton | Cottrell | Eagle Creek | Government Camp | Jennings Lodge | Liberal | Marmot | Marquam | Marylhurst | Oak Grove | Oatfield | Redland | Rhododendron | Riverside | Springwater | Wankers Corner | Welches | Wemme | Yoder | Zigzag

Neighboring Counties

Hood River | Marion | Multnomah | Wasco | Washington | Yamhill

Resources

Cemeteries

BillionGraves:

Census

  • 1845  Territorial Original, Transcription and Index
  • 1849  Territorial Transcription and Index
  • 1850
  • 1854 Original, Transcription and Index
  • 1855 State Original
  • 1856 Transcriptions and Index
  • 1857 State Original and Transcription
  • 1860
  • 1870
  • 1880
  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court Records

Gazetteers

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Clackamas County, Oregon for European and African American settlers included:

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Probate Records

Rivers and Waterways

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

Taxation

Vital Records

The Family History Library has copies of some county records as following:

Clackamas County Coroner's Inquest 1859-1883, Certificates of Death 1921-1944

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Family History Centers

Websites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Clackamas County, Oregon page 572, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. WorldCat 50140092 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].
  3. Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map VI" in Oregon Trail Landmarks at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap6.jpg (accessed 18 July 2011).