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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon|Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Crook County'' [[Image:Or-crook.png|thumb|right|400px]]
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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Crook County''  
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{{ORDC}}
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Crook County
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| county_map = Or-crook.png
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| state = Oregon
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| state_map = Oregon.png
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| founded year = 1882
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| founded date = October 24
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| seat wl = Prineville
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| building image = Or-crook-ch.jpg
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| building address = Crook County Courthouse<BR>300 NE 3rd, Rm 3<BR>Prineville, OR 97754
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| web = www.co.crook.or.us/
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| named for = {{wpd|George Crook|Gen. George Crook}}
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| named for image = Crook-george.jpg
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}}
  
 
=== County Courthouse  ===
 
=== County Courthouse  ===
  
[[Image:Or-crook-ch.jpg|thumb|right|185px]] [http://www.co.crook.or.us/ http://www.co.crook.or.us/]<br>Crook County Courthouse<br>300 NE 3rd, Rm 3<br>Prineville, OR 97754  
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[http://co.crook.or.us/ Crook County Courthouse]<br>300 East&nbsp; 3rd&nbsp;Street<br>Prineville, Or 97754<br>Phone: 541-447-6555<br><br>County Clerk has birth records 1907-1941, death records 1907-1939,marriage, divorce, probate and court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Crook 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  ===
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[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/pages/records/local/county/crook/inv/index.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the CrookCounty Court House as of June 2008.
  
*[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cpcrookdescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Crook County Court House as of October 2003.
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Crook County Court is structured differently. Check the County Records Inventory link for addresses for location of records (left column).  
  
 
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== Quick Facts  ==
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=== Historical Facts  ===
  
{{Wikipedia|Crook County, Oregon}} Named for [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Crook Gen. George Crook], American general in Civil War and Indian Wars.  
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{{Wikipedia|Crook County, Oregon}} Named for Gen. George Crook, American general in Civil War and Indian Wars.  
 
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[[Image:Crook-george.jpg|thumb|right|185px]]
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''24 October 1882:''' Crook county was created from [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco County]]. <ref> {{WorldCat|50140092}} ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
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'''24 October 1882:''' Crook county was created from [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco County]]. <ref>{{WorldCat|50140092}} ▲ {{FHL|1049485|item}}''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
'''17 February 1899:''' [[Wheeler County, Oregon|Wheeler]] County. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092 ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
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'''17 February 1899:''' [[Wheeler County, Oregon|Wheeler]] County was set off.  
  
'''12 December 1914:''' [[Jefferson County, Oregon|Jefferson]] County. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092 ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
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'''12 December 1914:''' [[Jefferson County, Oregon|Jefferson]] County was set off
  
'''13 December 1916:''' [[Deschutes County, Oregon|Deschutes]] County <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092 ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
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'''13 December 1916:''' [[Deschutes County, Oregon|Deschutes]] County was set off.  
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
{{Crook County, Oregon}}
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{{Crook County, Oregon}} The preceding list of places includes incorporated cities and towns, unincorporated towns and communities, and place names that may have been used in family histories. Some have well-organized records and even have web sites. Some are simply social communities with no official records, but which may be referenced in small-town newspapers. The list is provided to help researchers identify localities within the county. As records or histories of these localities are identified, a page will be added for each of these place names.
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==== Trivia Tidbits  ====
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Information about localities, too small or too brief to describe in separate pages. Exception to this are Post Offices. [[Crook County, Oregon Trivia Tidbits|&gt; Trivia Tidbits]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
===Archives and Libraries===
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=== Cemeteries  ===
 
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=== Church History and Records  ===
 
=== Church History and Records  ===
  
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=== Gazetteers  ===
 
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=== Probate  ===
 
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=== Rivers and Waterways  ===
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Details about the rivers and waterways where farms and settlements are often found along them. [[Crook County, Oregon Rivers and Waterways|&gt;&gt; Rivers and Waterways]]
  
 
=== Taxation  ===
 
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
 
== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Prineville Oregon Family History Center]]
  
 
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*[http://www.orgenweb.org/crook/ The Crook County GenWeb Project] part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]  
 
*[http://www.orgenweb.org/crook/ The Crook County GenWeb Project] part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Crook/ Linkpendium]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Crook/ Linkpendium]  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/crook/crooktoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Crook County
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/crook/crooktoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project]  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/or/crook/crooktoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Crook County (backup site)  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/crook/crooktoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] (backup site)  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=207097 FamilySearch.org] Family History Library catalog for Crook County
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*{{FHL|207097|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library catalog for Crook County
  
 
== References  ==
 
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{{reflist}} {{Oregon}} {{Oregon-stub}}  
  
 
[[Category:Crook_County,_Oregon]]
 
[[Category:Crook_County,_Oregon]]

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Crook County, Oregon
Map
Map of Oregon highlighting Crook County
Location in the state of Oregon
Map of the U.S. highlighting Oregon
Location of Oregon in the U.S.
Facts
Founded October 24, 1882
County Seat Prineville
Courthouse
Or-crook-ch.jpg
Address Crook County Courthouse
300 NE 3rd, Rm 3
Prineville, OR 97754
Website: www.co.crook.or.us
Named for: Gen. George Crook
Crook-george.jpg

Contents

County Courthouse

Crook County Courthouse
300 East  3rd Street
Prineville, Or 97754
Phone: 541-447-6555

County Clerk has birth records 1907-1941, death records 1907-1939,marriage, divorce, probate and court records[1]

County Records Inventory listing the records held at the CrookCounty Court House as of June 2008.

Crook County Court is structured differently. Check the County Records Inventory link for addresses for location of records (left column).

  • Record Loss:

Historical Facts

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Crook County, Oregon
Named for Gen. George Crook, American general in Civil War and Indian Wars.

Parent County

24 October 1882: Crook county was created from Wasco County. [2]

Boundary Changes

17 February 1899: Wheeler County was set off.

12 December 1914: Jefferson County was set off

13 December 1916: Deschutes County was set off.

Places / Localities

The preceding list of places includes incorporated cities and towns, unincorporated towns and communities, and place names that may have been used in family histories. Some have well-organized records and even have web sites. Some are simply social communities with no official records, but which may be referenced in small-town newspapers. The list is provided to help researchers identify localities within the county. As records or histories of these localities are identified, a page will be added for each of these place names.

Trivia Tidbits

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

Resources

Archives and Libraries

Cemeteries

Census

  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court Records

Gazetteers

History

Land and Property

Maps

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Probate

Rivers and Waterways

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

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Family History Centers

Websites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Crook County, Oregon page 572, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. WorldCat 50140092FHL CollectionHandybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)