Douglas County, Oregon Genealogy

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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ordougla/ The Douglas County GenWeb Project];part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]], a state project affiliated with [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]]  
 
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/douglas/douglastoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Douglas County
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/douglas/douglastoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Douglas County

Revision as of 13:33, 4 September 2008

United States > Oregon > Douglas County

Contents

County Courthouse

The county seat is Roseburg.

History

  • 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 Umpqua County 7 January 1852.

Boundary Changes

  • Part was taken to form Wasco County 11 January 1854.
  • Douglas County absorbed the remaining parts of Umpqua County in 1863.

Records Held at the Courthouse

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

  • Cities: Canyonville . Drain . Elkton . Glendale . Myrtle Creek . Oakland . Reedsport . Riddle . Roseburg . Sutherlin . Winston . Yoncalla
  • Communities: Anchor . Anlauf . Ash . Azalea . Booth . Brockway . Buck Fork . Calkins . Callahan . Calvert . Camas Valley . Civil Bend . Clearwater . Cleveland . Coles Valley . Comstock . Cow Creek . Curtin . Dads Creek . Days Creek . Diamond Lake . Dillard . Dixonville . Drew . East Gardiner . Edenbower . Elgarose . Elkhead . Fair Oaks . Fernvale . Fortune Branch . Galesville . Gardiner . Gazley . Glide . Green . Green Acres . Gunter . hawthorne . Hoaglin . Idleyld Park . Kellogg . Lavadoure . Leona. Lookingglass . Melrose . Millwood . Milo . North Fork . North Umpqua Village . Nugget . Oak Creek . Oaks . Olalla . Old Town . Peel . Perdue . Porter Creek . Quines Creek . Reston . Rice Hill . Riversdale . Rockland . Round Prairie . Scottsburg . Steamboat . Stephens . Sunnydale . Surprise Valley . Tenmile . Tiller . Toketee Falls . Tri-City . Tyee . Umpqua . Umpqua City . Union Gap . Weaver . Wilbur . Willard . Winchester . Wincehster Bay

Neighboring Counties

Coos | Curry | Jackson | Josephine | Klamath | Lane

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References