Jefferson County, Oregon

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Named for [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Jefferson_(Oregon) Mount Jefferson], located on west boundary. It was named in turn for [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Jefferson Thomas Jefferson], third president of the United States of America by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lewis_and_Clark_Expedition Lewis and Clark Expedition].  
 
Named for [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Jefferson_(Oregon) Mount Jefferson], located on west boundary. It was named in turn for [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Jefferson Thomas Jefferson], third president of the United States of America by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lewis_and_Clark_Expedition 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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Revision as of 07:29, 19 January 2009

United States > Oregon > Jefferson County
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Contents

Courthouse

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

  • Culver was the county seat 1914 to 1916

Records Held at the Courthouse

Quick 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 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. [1]

Boundary Changes

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities

Culver | Madras | 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

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Websites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].