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

  • Culver was the county seat 1914 to 1916


  • 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

Records Held at the Courthouse

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

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

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

Neighboring Counties

Crook | Deschutes | Linn | Marion | Wasco | Wheeler




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


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