Hood River County, Oregon

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Revision as of 07:49, 12 October 2008

United States > Oregon > Hood River County

Contents

County Courthouse

Hood River County
601 State Street
Hood River, OR 97031
(541) 386-3970 (phone)

History

  • Named for Hood River, a tributary of Columbia River.

Parent County

Created from Wasco County 23 June 1908.[1]

Boundary Changes

Records Held at the Courthouse

County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Hood River County Court House and other locations as of June 2004.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities
  • Cascade Locks
  • Hood River
Communities
  • Dee
  • Mount Hood
  • Odell
  • Parkdale
  • Pine Grove

Neighboring Counties

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

Resources

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, Hood River Page on USGENWEB
  • Index of Idlewilde Cemetery, Hood River Oregon, transcribed by Jeffrey W. Bryant
  • Hood River County Cemeteries, Columbia Gorge Genealogy Society

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

  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
    • Hood River Branch Records, Family History Library Catalog Film 001974
  • Methodist
    • Belmont Methodist Church, Hood River, Oregon - Baptisms, Marriages, Funerals 1886 - 1914

Court

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

General Genealogy

Land

Local Histories

  • 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

Maps

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
  • 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

Schools

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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