Harney County, Oregon

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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:

Quick 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

  • 1870, part of Grant County. Entire area that later formed Harney County was not enumerated.
  • 1880, part of Grant County. Entire area that later formed Harney County was not enumerated.
  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

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].