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Harney County, Oregon
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Map of Oregon highlighting Harney County
Location in the state of Oregon
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Location of Oregon in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 23, 1889
County Seat Burns
Courthouse
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Website: www.co.harney.or.us
Named for: Gen. William Shelby Harney
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County Courthouse

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

Records Held at the Courthouse

  • Record Loss:

Quick Facts

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

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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

Many early marriages are listed on the Western States Marriage Index.

Societies, Libraries, Museums

Websites

References

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

 

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