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Grant County, Oregon
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Founded October 14, 1862
County Seat Canyon City
Courthouse
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Website: gcoregonlive2.com
Named for: General Ulysses S. Grant
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Contents

County Courthouse

Grant County Court
201 S. Humboldt St., #280
Canyon City, OR 97820

  • Records Held at the Courthouse
    County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Grant County Court House as of July 2004.
  • Records Loss:

Quick Facts

Named for General Ulysses S. Grant, General of the Union Army at the time.

Gold was discovered in what is now Canyon Creek in 1862, bring a gold rush into the area.

Parent Counties

14 October 1864: Grant county was created from Wasco and Umatilla Counties. [1]

Boundary Changes

17 February 1899: Wheeler County set off . [1]

23 February 1899: Harney County set off. [1]

Places / Localities

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Resources

Biography

Cemeteries (Rural) 

Census

  • 1870 - the portion that is now Harney County was not enumerated

Church History and Records

Court Records

Emigration and Immigration

Land and Deeds Records

History

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].

 

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