Harney County, Oregon

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Revision as of 04:03, 19 October 2008

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

Contents

County Courthouse

Harney County Courthouse, 1942
450 N Buena Vista Avenue
Burns, OR 97720-1533

Records Held at the Courthouse

  • Record Loss:

History

Maj. Gen. William Selby Harney
  • Named for Brig. Gen. William S. Harney of U.S. Army, who was involved in "Pig War" and popular in the Pacific Northwest.

Parent County

Harney county was created from Grant County 23 February 1889.[1]

Boundary Changes

  • No parts were taken to create any county.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities
  • Burns
  • Hines
Communities
  • Andrews
  • Buchanan
  • Crane
  • Diamond
  • Drewsey
  • Dunnean
  • Fields
  • Frenchglen
  • Frost Mill
  • Harney
  • Indian Village
  • Lawen
  • Narrows
  • New Princeton
  • Princeton
  • Riley
  • Suntex
  • Trout Creek
  • Van
  • Venator
  • Voltage
  • Wagontire

Neighboring Counties

Crook | Deschutes | Grant | Lake | Malheur | Nevada counties: Humboldt | Washoe

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Church History and Records

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Websites

References

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