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Guide to Hood River County Oregon genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Hood River County, Oregon
Map
Map of Oregon highlighting Hood River County
Location in the state of Oregon
Map of the U.S. highlighting Oregon
Location of Oregon in the U.S.
Facts
Founded June 23, 1908
County Seat Hood River
Courthouse
Address Hood River County Courthouse
309 State Street
Hood River, Or 97031-2037
Hood River County Website


Contents

County Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate,
and court records from 1908 and land records
from 1895.[1]


County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Hood River County Court House as of July 2009.

Hood River County Court is structured differently. Check the County Records Inventory link for addresses for location of records (left column).

  • Record Loss:

Historical Facts

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Hood River County, Oregon
Named for Hood River, a tributary of Columbia River.

Parent County

23 June 1908: Created from Wasco County. [2]

Boundary Changes

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities
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Cascade Locks | Hood River

Communities
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Dee | Mount Hood | Odell | Parkdale | Pine Grove

Neighboring Counties

Clackamas | Multnomah | Wasco | Washington counties: Klickitat | Skamania

Resources

Archives and Libraries

Cemeteries

  • Soldiers of 1861-1865 buried in Idlewilde Cemetery, Hood River, Oregon, by Jean Williams Koops and Patricia F. Combs
  • Pine Grove Butte Cemetery Records
  • Index of Idlewilde Cemetery, Hood River Oregon, transcribed by Jeffrey W. Bryant
  • Hood River County Cemeteries, Columbia Gorge Genealogy Society
  • www.Findagrave.com particularly for burials in Idlewilde Cemetery, Mountain View Cemetery, and Pine Grove Butte Cemetery.

Census

  • Japanese Population in Oregon - October 1, 1928
  • Hood River School Census 1933, Hood River County School District, transcribed by Jeffrey W. Bryant
  • Hood River School Census 1940, Hood River County School District, transcribed by Jeffrey W. Bryant

Church History and Records

  • Rural Area Only

Court Records

Directories

  • Telephone Directory - 1973 - Hood River - Odell - Dee - Parkdale, Oregon
  • 1905 Hood River Telephone Directory
  • Directory, Oregon-Washington Telephone Company, Hood River, Oregon January 1st, 1919, Reprinted by Columbia Gorge Genealogical Society

Ethnic Groups

  • Japanese-Americans of the Mid-Columbia Area and Their Relatives, Roy Higashi
  • National Archives: Japanese American Internment Files, http://aad.archives.gov/aad/

Gazetteers

History

  • Dragonville Sketches - Hood River High School, A Picture History, by John Lamphiear
  • History of Early Pioneer Families of Hood River, Oregon, compiled by Mrs. Della M. Coon
  • History of Hood River County, Oregon 1852 - 1982, Hood River County Historical Society
  • History of Hood River County, Oregon 1852 - 1987, Hood River County Historical Society
  • History of Oregon, Carey, Charles Henry, Chicago: Pioneer Historical Pub. Co., 1922.
  • History of the Columbia River Valley, from The Dalles to the Sea, by Fred Lockley
  • History of Wasco County, Oregon, McNeal, William H., The Dalles, Ore.: unknown, 1954?
  • An Illustrated History of Central Oregon, embracing Wasco, Sherman, Gilliam, Wheeler, Crook, Lake and Klamath Counties, Western Historical Publishing Company, Spokane, Washington, 1905
  • Portland, Oregon, its history and builders, Chicago:Gaston, Joseph, S. J. Clarke Pub. Co., 1911.
  • Portrait and biographical record of Portland and vicinity, Oregon, Chicago: Chapman Pub. Co., 1903.
  • Hood River Area History from selected newspaper articles, transcribed by Jeffrey L. Elmer

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Hood River County, Oregon for European and African American settlers included:

Military

  • Honor Roll of Oregon Grand Army of the Republic, 1881-1935, Compiled by Jane Myers, Cottage Grove Genealogical Society
  • WWI Civilian Draft Registrations - Ancestry.com
  • World War I Draft Registration Cards, FHL US/CAN Film 1852057 http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~bryajw/HoodRiver/index.htm
  • World War II Enlistment Records from NARA, Residence County: Hood River, Oregon
  • National Archives: Korean Conflict Casualty File, 1/1/1950 - 2/7/1957, http://aad.archives.gov/aad/
  • National Archives: Combat Area Casualties Current File, 6/8/1956 - 1/21/1998, http://aad.archives.gov/aad/
  • Honor Roll of Oregon Grand Army of the Republic, 1881-1935, Compiled by Jane Myers, Cottage Grove Genealogical Society

Newspapers

  • Hood River Glacier, original copies at the Hood River Public Library
  • Hood River Sun, original copies at the Hood River Public Library
  • Hood River News, original copies at the Hood River Public Library

Obituaries

Probate Records

Schools

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Family History Centers

Websites

Hood River County Oregon Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hood River County, Oregon page 573, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. WorldCat 50140092 FHL Collection Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)
  3. Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map VI" in Oregon Trail Landmarks at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap6.jpg (accessed 18 July 2011).