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County Courthouse

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

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:

History

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

Parent County

Created from Wasco County 23 June 1908.[1]

Boundary Changes

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities
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 History and Records

  • Rural Area Only

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).

 

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