Deschutes County, Oregon

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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
*Named for Deschutes River.
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[[Image:Usgs deschutes watershed.png|thumb|right|185px|Deschutes River Watershed]]
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*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  ====
 
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*[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.
 
*[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.
  
=== Record Loss ===
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=== Record Loss ===
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==

Revision as of 05:27, 1 October 2008

United States > Oregon > Deschutes County
File:Or-deschutes.png
showing location of Deschutes County

Contents

County Courthouse

Deschutes Services Center
1300 NW Wall St. Bend, OR

History

Deschutes River Watershed
  • 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

  • Created from Crook County 13 December 1916.

Boundary Changes

Records Held at the Courthouse

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities
  • Bend
  • La Pine
  • Redmond
  • Sisters
Communities
  • Black Butte Ranch
  • Brothers
  • Deschutes River Woods
  • Sunriver
  • Terrebonne
  • Three Rivers

Neighboring Counties

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

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Church

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References