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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Deschutes County'''''
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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[[Image:Or-deschutes-ch.jpg|thumb|right|185px|Deschutes County Courthouse, 1940]] [http://www.deschutes.org/go/living-here http://www.deschutes.org/go/living-here]<br>Deschutes Services Center<br>1300 NW Wall St. Bend, OR
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=== Records Held at the Courthouse  ===
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=== County Courthouse<br> ===
  
*[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cpdeschutesdescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Deschutes County Court House as of September/October 2007.
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[http://courts.oregon.gov/Deschutes/ Deschutes County Courthouse<br><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1345128358637_862" />]1340 N W Wall Street<br>Bend, Or&nbsp; 97701<br>Phone: 541-388-6549<br><br>County Clerk has marriage, burial, divorce, land,<br> probate, military discharge records from 1853 <br>and Naturalization records from 1916.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Deshutes County, Oregon page 572, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref> [[Image:Or-deschutes-ch.jpg|thumb|right|185px]]
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[http://www.deschutes.org/ Deschutes County Government]
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[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/pages/records/local/county/deschutes/inv/index.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Deschutes County Court House as of September/October 2007.
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Deschutes 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  ===
  
[[Image:Usgs deschutes watershed.png|thumb|right|185px|Deschutes River Watershed]]  
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{{Wikipedia|Deschutes County, Oregon}} [[Image:Usgs deschutes watershed.png|thumb|right|185px|Usgs deschutes watershed.png]]  
  
 
Named for Deschutes River. French name was Riviere des Chutes or Riviere aux Chutes, meaning River of the Falls. The waterfall it referred to was Celilo Falls near where the river exits into Columbia River.  
 
Named for Deschutes River. French name was Riviere des Chutes or Riviere aux Chutes, meaning River of the Falls. The waterfall it referred to was Celilo Falls near where the river exits into Columbia River.  
 
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deschutes_County,_Oregon Wikipedia]
 
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''13 December 1916:''' Created from [[Crook County, Oregon|Crook]] 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:''' Created from [[Crook County, Oregon|Crook]] 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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===== Cities  =====
 
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[[Bend, Oregon|Bend]] | [[La Pine, Oregon|La Pine]] | [[Redmond, Oregon|Redmond]] | [[Sisters, Oregon|Sisters]]  
 
[[Bend, Oregon|Bend]] | [[La Pine, Oregon|La Pine]] | [[Redmond, Oregon|Redmond]] | [[Sisters, Oregon|Sisters]]  
  
 
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[[Black Butte Ranch, Oregon|Black Butte Ranch]] | [[Brothers, Oregon|Brothers]] | [[Sunriver, Oregon|Sunriver]][[Terrebonne, Oregon|Terrebonne]] | [[Three Rivers, Oregon|Three Rivers]]
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[[Black Butte Ranch, Oregon|Black Butte Ranch]] | [[Brothers, Oregon|Brothers]] | [[Sunriver, Oregon|Sunriver]][[Terrebonne, Oregon|Terrebonne]] | [[Three Rivers, Oregon|Three Rivers]]  
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[[Alfalfa, Oregon|Alfalfa]] |
  
 
=== Neighboring Counties  ===
 
=== Neighboring Counties  ===
  
 
[[Crook County, Oregon|Crook]] | [[Harney County, Oregon|Harney]] | [[Jefferson County, Oregon|Jefferson]] | [[Klamath County, Oregon|Klamath]] | [[Lake County, Oregon|Lake]] | [[Lane County, Oregon|Lane]] | [[Linn County, Oregon|Linn]]  
 
[[Crook County, Oregon|Crook]] | [[Harney County, Oregon|Harney]] | [[Jefferson County, Oregon|Jefferson]] | [[Klamath County, Oregon|Klamath]] | [[Lake County, Oregon|Lake]] | [[Lane County, Oregon|Lane]] | [[Linn County, Oregon|Linn]]  
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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. [[Deschutes County, Oregon Trivia Tidbits|&gt; Trivia Tidbits]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Census  ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
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=== Maps ===
  
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=== Military History and Records ===
  
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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. [[Deschutes County, Oregon Rivers and Waterways|&gt;&gt; Rivers and Waterways]]
  
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums ==
  
==== Vital Records ====
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==== Family History Centers ====
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Bend Oregon Family History Center]]
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*[[Redmond Oregon Family History Center]]
  
== Web Sites ==
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== Websites ==
  
*[http://www.orgenweb.org/deschutes/ The Deschutes County GenWeb Project] part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]], a state project affiliated with [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]]  
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*[http://www.orgenweb.org/deschutes/ The Deschutes County GenWeb Project] part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/deschutes/deschutestoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Deschutes County
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Deschutes/ Linkpendium]  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/or/deschutes/deschutestoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Deschutes County (backup site)  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/deschutes/deschutestoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project]  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=207101&subject_disp=Oregon%2C+Deschutes&columns=*,0,0 FamilySearch.org] Family History Library Catalog for Deschutes County.
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/deschutes/deschutestoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] (backup site)  
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*{{FHL|207101|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library Catalog for Deschutes County.
  
 
== References  ==
 
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{{reflist}} {{Oregon}}
  
 
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Contents

County Courthouse

Deschutes County Courthouse
1340 N W Wall Street
Bend, Or  97701
Phone: 541-388-6549

County Clerk has marriage, burial, divorce, land,
probate, military discharge records from 1853
and Naturalization records from 1916.[1]
Or-deschutes-ch.jpg

Deschutes County Government

County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Deschutes County Court House as of September/October 2007.

Deschutes 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: Deschutes County, Oregon
Usgs deschutes watershed.png

Named for Deschutes River. French name was Riviere des Chutes or Riviere aux Chutes, meaning River of the Falls. The waterfall it referred to was Celilo Falls near where the river exits into Columbia River.

Parent County

13 December 1916: Created from Crook County. [2]

Boundary Changes

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities

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Bend | La Pine | Redmond | Sisters

Communities

Please do not format these pages unless you have contents to add to them.

Black Butte Ranch | Brothers | SunriverTerrebonne | Three Rivers

Defunct Post Offices

Alfalfa |

Neighboring Counties

Crook | Harney | Jefferson | Klamath | Lake | Lane | Linn

Trivia Tidbits

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

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court Records

Gazetteers

History

Land and Property

Maps

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

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Family History Centers

Websites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Deshutes 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].