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County Courthouse

http://www.co.jefferson.or.us/
66 SE D Street, Suite D,
Madras, Oregon 97741

  • Culver was the county seat 1914 to 1916

Records Held at the Courthouse

Quick Facts

Wikipedia
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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
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Culver | Madras | Metolius

Communities
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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

  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court Records

Gazetteers

History

Land and Property

Maps

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Websites

References

  1. WorldCat 50140092 FHL Collection Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)

 

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