Douglas County, Oregon Genealogy

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Canyonville | Drain | Elkton | Glendale | Myrtle Creek | Oakland | Reedsport | Riddle | Roseburg | Sutherlin | Winston | Yoncalla
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*Glendale  
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*Myrtle Creek  
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*Oakland
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*Riddle  
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*Roseburg
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*Winston  
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*Yoncalla
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===== Communities  =====
  
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Ash | Azalea | Days Creek | Gardiner | Glide | Green | Roseburg North | Scottsburg | Tiller | Tri-City | Umpqua | Winchester | Winchester Bay  
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*Ash  
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*Roseburg North
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=== Neighboring Counties  ===
 
=== Neighboring Counties  ===
  
[[Coos County, Oregon|Coos]] | [[Curry County, Oregon|Curry]] | [[Jackson County, Oregon|Jackson]] | [[Josephine County, Oregon|Josephine]] | [[Klamath County, Oregon|Klamath]] | [[Lane County, Oregon|Lane]]  
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[[Coos County, Oregon|Coos]] | [[Curry County, Oregon|Curry]] | [[Jackson County, Oregon|Jackson]] | [[Josephine County, Oregon|Josephine]] | [[Klamath County, Oregon|Klamath]] | [[Lane County, Oregon|Lane]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

Revision as of 06:22, 19 January 2009

United States > Oregon > Douglas County
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Contents

County Courthouse

Douglas County Courthouse, 1929, 1956, 1977
1036 SE Douglas Street
Roseburg, OR 97470

Records Held at the Courthouse

  • Record Loss:

History

Stephen A. Douglas, Illinois
  • Named for U.S. Senator Stephen A. Douglas of Illinois.
  • Trivia Tidbits: Little biographic bits associated with the names of non-population localities.

Parent County

  • created from the part of  Umpqua County lying east of Coast Range summit 7 January 1852.[1]

Boundary Changes

  • Part was taken to form Wasco County 11 January 1854.
  • Camas Valley of Umpqua County was annexed to Douglas County in 1856.
  • Douglas County absorbed the remaining parts of Umpqua County in 1862.
  • Boundary adjustments were made with Jackson and Lane counties in 1915.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities

Canyonville | Drain | Elkton | Glendale | Myrtle Creek | Oakland | Reedsport | Riddle | Roseburg | Sutherlin | Winston | Yoncalla

Communities

Ash | Azalea | Days Creek | Gardiner | Glide | Green | Roseburg North | Scottsburg | Tiller | Tri-City | Umpqua | Winchester | Winchester Bay

Neighboring Counties

Coos | Curry | Jackson | Josephine | Klamath | Lane

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

  • 1860
  • 1870
  • 1880
  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).