Jefferson County, Oregon Genealogy

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United States > Oregon > Jefferson County
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showing location of Jefferson COunty

Contents

Courthouse

66 SE D Street, Suite D,
Madras, Oregon 97741

  • Culver was the county seat 1914 to 1916

Records Held at the Courthouse

History

  • Named for Mount Jefferson, located on west boundary. It was named in turn for Thomas Jefferson, third president of the United States of America.

Parent County

Boundary Changes

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities
  • Culver
  • Metolius
Communities
  • Ashwood
  • Camp Sherman
  • Horse Heaven
  • Warm Springs
Indian Reservation
  • Warm Springs (Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs)

Neighboring Counties

Crook | Deschutes | Linn | Marion | Wasco | Wheeler

Resources

Cemeteries (rural area)

Gray Butte Cemetery

Census

Church History and Records

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

  • Trivia Tidbits: Little biographic bits associated with the names of non-population localities.

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Websites

References

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