Jefferson County, Oregon

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== History and Tidbits ==
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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.  
 
'''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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[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.  
 
[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 ===
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=== Cities ===
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Culver | Madras | Metolius  
 
Culver | Madras | Metolius  
  
=== Unincorporated Communities ===
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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  
 
Ashwood | Axehandle | Camp Sherman | Crooked River Ranch | Donnybrook | Gateway | Geneva | Grandview | Grizzly | Horseheaven | Kilts | Lamonta | Opal City | Warm Springs | Willowdale  
== Neighboring Counties ==
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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]]  
 
[[Crook County, Oregon|Crook]] | [[Deschutes County, Oregon|Deschutes]] | [[Linn County, Oregon|Linn]] | [[Marion County, Oregon|Marion]] | [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] | [[Wheeler County, Oregon|Wheeler]]  
== 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  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
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==== Church Records  ====
 
==== Church Records  ====
  
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x [[Trivia Tidbits, Jefferson County, Oregon|Trivia Tidbits]]: Little biographic bits associated with the names of non-population localities.  
[[Trivia Tidbits, Jefferson County, Oregon|Trivia Tidbits]]: Little biographic bits associated with the names of non-population localities.  
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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]]
 
[[Portal:Oregon|Portal:Oregon]]  
 
[[Portal:Oregon|Portal:Oregon]]  
  
 
[[Category:Jefferson_County,_Oregon]]
 
[[Category:Jefferson_County,_Oregon]]

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


Resources

Biographies

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Church Records

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

Genealogy Websites

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