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== History and Tidbits  ==
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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Jefferson County''
  
'''Jefferson county''' was created from [[Crook County, Oregon|Crook County]] 12 Decembr 1914.  Named for Mount Jefferson, located on west boundary. It was named in turn for Thomas Jefferson, third president of the United States of America.
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The county seat is Madras. Culver was the county seat 1914 to 1916
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[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cpjeffersondescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Jefferson County Court House as of August 2005.
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=== County Courthouse <br><br>  ===
  
=== Cities  ===
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[http://www.courtreference.com/Courts-Online.php?court_records=Jefferson_County_Circuit_Court&court=1200 Jefferson County Courthouse]<br>75 SE&nbsp;C Street<br>Madras, Or 97741-1709<br>Phone: 541-475-4451<br><br>County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and land records from 1914. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jefferson County, Oregon page 573, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
Culver | Madras | Metolius
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[http://www.co.jefferson.or.us/ Jefferson County Government]
  
=== Unincorporated Communities  ===
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[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/pages/records/local/county/jefferson/inv/index.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Jefferson County Court House as of July 2011.
  
Ashwood | Axehandle | Camp Sherman | Crooked River Ranch | Donnybrook | Gateway | Geneva | Grandview | Grizzly | Horseheaven | Kilts | Lamonta | Opal City | Warm Springs | Willowdale
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Jefferson County Court is structured differently. Check the County Records Inventory link for addresses for location of records (left column).
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Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs maintain separate government.
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*Culver was the county seat 1914 to 1916
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*Record Loss:
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== Historical Facts  ==
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{{Wikipedia|Jefferson County, Oregon}} Named for [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Jefferson_(Oregon) Mount Jefferson], located on west boundary. It was named in turn for {{wpd|Thomas Jefferson}}, third president of the United States of America by {{wpd|Lewis and Clark Expedition}}.
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[[Trivia Tidbits, Jefferson County, Oregon|Trivia Tidbits]]: Little biographic bits associated with the names of non-population localities.
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==== Parent County  ====
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'''12 Decembr 1914:''' Created from [[Crook County, Oregon|Crook County]]. <ref>{{WorldCat|50140092}}; {{FHL|1049485|item}} ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)</ref>
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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== Places / Localities  ==
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=== Populated Places  ===
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[[Culver, Oregon|Culver]] | [[Madras, Oregon|Madras]] | [[Metolius, Oregon|Metolius]]
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[[Ashwood, Oregon|Ashwood]] | [[Camp Sherman, Oregon|Camp Sherman]] | [[Horse Heaven, Oregon|Horse Heaven]] | [[Warm Springs, Oregon|Warm Springs]]
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===== Indian Reservation  =====
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Warm Springs (Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs)
  
 
== Neighboring Counties  ==
 
== Neighboring Counties  ==
  
 
[[Crook County, Oregon|Crook]] | [[Deschutes County, Oregon|Deschutes]] | [[Linn County, Oregon|Linn]] | [[Marion County, Oregon|Marion]] | [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] | [[Wheeler County, Oregon|Wheeler]]  
 
[[Crook County, Oregon|Crook]] | [[Deschutes County, Oregon|Deschutes]] | [[Linn County, Oregon|Linn]] | [[Marion County, Oregon|Marion]] | [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] | [[Wheeler County, Oregon|Wheeler]]  
   
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==== 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. [[Jefferson County, Oregon Trivia Tidbits|&gt; Trivia Tidbits]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
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==== Biographies ====
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=== Cemeteries (rural area)  ===
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[http://www.co.jefferson.or.us/BuildingsandGrounds/Cemetery/tabid/1388/language/en-US/Default.aspx Gray Butte Cemetery]
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=== Rivers and Waterways  ===
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Details about the rivers and waterways where farms and settlements are often found along them. [[Jefferson County, Oregon Rivers and Waterways|&gt;&gt; Rivers and Waterways]]
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=== Taxation  ===
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
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==== Family History Centers ====
  
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
==== Church Records ====
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== Websites ==
  
x [[Trivia Tidbits, Jefferson County, Oregon|Trivia Tidbits]]: Little biographic bits associated with the names of non-population localities.  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~orjeffer/ The Jefferson County GenWeb Project] part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]  
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Jefferson/ Linkpendium]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/jefferson/jeffersontoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/jefferson/jeffersontoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] (Backup site)
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== Genealogy Websites ==
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== References ==
  
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~orjeffer/ The Jefferson County GenWeb Project] part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]], a state project affiliated with [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]]
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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse

Jefferson County Courthouse
75 SE C Street
Madras, Or 97741-1709
Phone: 541-475-4451

County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and land records from 1914. [1]

Jefferson County Government

County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Jefferson County Court House as of July 2011.

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

Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs maintain separate government.

  • Culver was the county seat 1914 to 1916
  • Record Loss:

Historical Facts

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Jefferson County, Oregon
Named for Mount Jefferson, located on west boundary. It was named in turn for Thomas Jefferson, third president of the United States of America by Lewis and Clark Expedition.

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

Parent County

12 Decembr 1914: Created from Crook County. [2]

Boundary Changes

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities

Please do not format these pages unless you have contents to add to them.

Culver | Madras | Metolius

Communities

Please do not format these pages unless you have contents to add to them.

Ashwood | Camp Sherman | Horse Heaven | Warm Springs

Indian Reservation

Warm Springs (Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs)

Neighboring Counties

Crook | Deschutes | Linn | Marion | Wasco | Wheeler

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 (rural area)

Gray Butte Cemetery

Census

  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court Records

Gazetteers

History

Land and Property

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

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Family History Centers

Websites

References

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