Harney County, Oregon

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[[Image:Harney-williamselby.jpg|thumb|right|185px|Maj. Gen. William Selby Harney]]  
 
[[Image:Harney-williamselby.jpg|thumb|right|185px|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.
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*Named for Brig. Gen. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_S._Harney William S. Harney] of U.S. Army, who was involved in "Pig War" and popular in the Pacific Northwest.
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
Harney county was created from [[Grant County, Oregon|Grant]] County 23 February 1889.<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''23 February 1889:''' Harney county was created from [[Grant County, Oregon|Grant]] County. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092 ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
*No parts were taken to create any county.
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No parts were taken to create any county.
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==

Revision as of 07:02, 19 January 2009

United States > Oregon > Harney County
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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

23 February 1889: Harney county was created from Grant County. [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. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].