Jackson County, Oregon

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=== County Courthouse  ===
 
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[[Image:Or-jackson-ch.jpg|thumb|right|185px|Or-jackson-ch.jpg]][http://www.co.jackson.or.us/ Jackson County Courthouse]<br>10 S Oakdale Avenue<br>Medford, OR 97501<br>Phone: 541.776.6147&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has marriage records from 1853 <br>and&nbsp;voter registration from 1952.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hood River County, Oregon page 573, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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[[Image:Or-jackson-ch.jpg|thumb|right|185px]][http://www.co.jackson.or.us/ Jackson County Courthouse]<br>10 S Oakdale Avenue<br>Medford, OR 97501<br>Phone: 541.776.6147&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has marriage records from 1853 <br>and&nbsp;voter registration from 1952.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hood River County, Oregon page 573, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
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=== Quick Facts  ===
 
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Named for {{wpd|Andrew Jackson}}, seventh president of the United States.  
 
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===== Cities  =====
 
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[[Ashland, Oregon|Ashland]] | [[Butte Falls, Oregon|Butte Falls]] | [[Central Point, Oregon|Central Point]] | [[Eagle Point, Oregon|Eagle Point]] | [[Gold Hill, Oregon|Gold Hill]] | [[Jacksonville, Oregon|Jacksonville]] | [[Medford, Oregon|Medford]] | [[Phoenix, Oregon|Phoenix]] | [[Rogue River, Oregon|Rogue River]] | [[Shady Cove, Oregon|Shady Cove]] | [[Talent, Oregon|Talent]]  
 
[[Ashland, Oregon|Ashland]] | [[Butte Falls, Oregon|Butte Falls]] | [[Central Point, Oregon|Central Point]] | [[Eagle Point, Oregon|Eagle Point]] | [[Gold Hill, Oregon|Gold Hill]] | [[Jacksonville, Oregon|Jacksonville]] | [[Medford, Oregon|Medford]] | [[Phoenix, Oregon|Phoenix]] | [[Rogue River, Oregon|Rogue River]] | [[Shady Cove, Oregon|Shady Cove]] | [[Talent, Oregon|Talent]]  
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[[Applegate, Oregon|Applegate]] | [[Lake Creek, Oregon|Lake Creek]] | [[Prospect, Oregon|Prospect]] | [[Rock Point, Oregon|Rock Point]] | [[Ruch, Oregon|Ruch]] | [[Sams Valley, Oregon|Sams Valley]] | [[Trail, Oregon|Trail]] | [[White City, Oregon|White City]] | [[Wimer, Oregon|Wimer]]  
 
[[Applegate, Oregon|Applegate]] | [[Lake Creek, Oregon|Lake Creek]] | [[Prospect, Oregon|Prospect]] | [[Rock Point, Oregon|Rock Point]] | [[Ruch, Oregon|Ruch]] | [[Sams Valley, Oregon|Sams Valley]] | [[Trail, Oregon|Trail]] | [[White City, Oregon|White City]] | [[Wimer, Oregon|Wimer]]  
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[[Douglas County, Oregon|Douglas]] | [[Josephine County, Oregon|Josephine]] | [[Klamath County, Oregon|Klamath]] | [[Siskiyou County, California|Siskiyou County]], California  
 
[[Douglas County, Oregon|Douglas]] | [[Josephine County, Oregon|Josephine]] | [[Klamath County, Oregon|Klamath]] | [[Siskiyou County, California|Siskiyou County]], California  
  
==== Trivia Tidbits ====
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Information about localities, too small or too brief to describe in separate pages. Exception to this are Post Offices. [[Jackson County, Oregon Trivia Tidbits|&gt; Trivia Tidbits]]  
 
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*[http://wrightarchives.blogspot.com/ Jackson County, Oregon History Notes]  
 
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/jackson/jacksontoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/jackson/jacksontoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project]  
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*{{FHL|207120|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library catalog for Jackson County
 
*{{FHL|207120|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library catalog for Jackson County
  

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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse

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Jackson County Courthouse
10 S Oakdale Avenue
Medford, OR 97501
Phone: 541.776.6147 

County Clerk has marriage records from 1853
and voter registration from 1952.[1]


  • Jacksonville was the former county seat prior to 1927.
  • Records kept at the Courthouse: County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Jackson County Court House as of September 2001.
  • Record Loss:

Quick Facts

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Jackson County, Oregon

Named for Andrew Jackson, seventh president of the United States.

Parent County

12 January 1852: Created from Umpqua. [2]

Boundary Changes

  • Parts taken for:

22 December 1853: Coos County

11 January 1854: Wasco County

22 January 1856: Josephine County

24 October 1874: Lake County

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities

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Ashland | Butte Falls | Central Point | Eagle Point | Gold Hill | Jacksonville | Medford | Phoenix | Rogue River | Shady Cove | Talent

Communities

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Applegate | Lake Creek | Prospect | Rock Point | Ruch | Sams Valley | Trail | White City | Wimer

Neighboring Counties

Douglas | Josephine | Klamath | Siskiyou County, California

Trivia Tidbits

Information about localities, too small or too brief to describe in separate pages. Exception to this are Post Offices. > Trivia Tidbits

Resources

Cemeteries

  • Jackson County Genealogy Library maintains and updates a listing of burials and or deaths in Jackson County Oregon. All Jackson County cemeteries are listed with links to Google maps to help users locate individual cemeteries. Each entry in the database includes the following information: name of the deceased, year of death, year of birth, cemetery if buried in Jackson County, a code designating the source of our information,e.g., o for obituary and a headstone photo. Additional information is available in the full database housed at the library, contact by [info@rvgslibrary.org email] for more information. Of course, not all information is included for every individual in the database but we do update the database frequently. All information in the database is free.

Individual cemeteries

BillionGraves:

Church History and Records (rural area)

Census

  • 1850
  • 1853 Territorial Transcription and Index
  • 1854 Territorial Transcription and Index
  • 1855 Territorial Transcription and Index
  • 1856 Territorial Transcription and Index
  • 1857 Territorial Transcription and Index
  • 1858 Territorial Transcription and Index
  • 1859 State Transcription and Index
  • 1860
  • 1870
  • 1880
  • 1890
  • 1893 State Transcription and Index
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Court Records

The website of Jackson County Genealogy Library contains indexes to marriage certificates, divorce records, naturalization documents, and deeds. Copies of the the orignal and/or of abstracts of those documents can be obtained by paying a nominal fee.

Gazetteers

History

Land and Records

Maps

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Probate Records

Rivers and Waterways

Details about the rivers and waterways where farms and settlements are often found along them. >> Rivers and Waterways

Taxation

Vital Records

The Jackson County Genealogy Library has extensive indexes to births, marriages, divorces, death certificates, and obituaries for residents of Jackson County.

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Family History Centers

Web Sites

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 50140092FHLC Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)