Jefferson County, Oregon

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'''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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== History and Tidbits ==
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'''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.  
  
The county seat is Madras. Culver was the county seat 1914 to 1916
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The county seat is Madras. Culver was the county seat 1914 to 1916  
  
[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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[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.  
  
'''Cities:''' Culver | Madras | Metolius
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=== Cities ===
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Culver | Madras | Metolius  
  
'''Unincorporated Communities:''' Ashwood | Axehandle | Camp Sherman | Crooked River Ranch | Donnybrook | Gateway | Geneva | Grandview | Grizzly | Horseheaven | Kilts | Lamonta | Opal City | Warm Springs | Willowdale
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=== Unincorporated Communities ===
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Ashwood | Axehandle | Camp Sherman | Crooked River Ranch | Donnybrook | Gateway | Geneva | Grandview | Grizzly | Horseheaven | Kilts | Lamonta | Opal City | Warm Springs | Willowdale  
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== Neighboring Counties ==
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[[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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== Genealogy Websites ==
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[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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== Resources  ==
  
'''Genealogy Websites:''' [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]]<br>
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==== Biographies  ====
  
'''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]]
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== Resources ==
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==== Church Records  ====
  
==== Biographies ====
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[[Trivia Tidbits, Jefferson County, Oregon|Trivia Tidbits]]: Little biographic bits associated with the names of non-population localities.
  
==== Church Records ====
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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 05:40, 5 May 2008

Contents

History and Tidbits

Jefferson county was created from 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.

The county seat is Madras. Culver was the county seat 1914 to 1916

County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Jefferson County Court House as of August 2005.

Cities

Culver | Madras | Metolius

Unincorporated Communities

Ashwood | Axehandle | Camp Sherman | Crooked River Ranch | Donnybrook | Gateway | Geneva | Grandview | Grizzly | Horseheaven | Kilts | Lamonta | Opal City | Warm Springs | Willowdale

Neighboring Counties

Crook | Deschutes | Linn | Marion | Wasco | Wheeler

Genealogy Websites

The Jefferson County GenWeb Project part of The ORGenWeb Project, a state project affiliated with The USGenWeb Project

Resources

Biographies

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Church Records

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

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