Douglas County, Oregon Genealogy

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Revision as of 02:23, 21 January 2009

United States > Oregon > Douglas County
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showing location of Douglas County

Contents

County Courthouse

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

Records Held at the Courthouse

  • Record Loss:

Quick History

Stephen A. Douglas, Illinois

Named for U.S. Senator Stephen A. Douglas of Illinois.

Wikipedia

Trivia Tidbits: Little biographic bits associated with the names of non-population localities.

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

11 January 1854: Part was taken to form Wasco County. [1]

1856: Camas Valley of Umpqua County was annexed to Douglas County.

1862: Douglas County absorbed the remaining parts of Umpqua County.

1915: Boundary adjustments were made with Jackson and Lane counties.

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

  • 1853 Territorial Transcription and Index
  • 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. 1.0 1.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].