Josephine County, Oregon Genealogy

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'''Josephine county''' was created from [[Umpqua County, Oregon|Umpqua]] County 22 January 1856.  According to ''[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oregon_Geographic_Names Oregon Geographic Names]'', the county is probably named after a stream in the area called Josephine Creek, which in turn is probably named after Virginia Josephine Rollins Ort.
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== History and Tidbits ==
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'''Josephine county''' was created from [[Umpqua County, Oregon|Umpqua]] County 22 January 1856.  According to ''[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oregon_Geographic_Names Oregon Geographic Names]'', the county is probably named after a stream in the area called Josephine Creek, which in turn is probably named after Virginia Josephine Rollins Ort.  
  
The county seat is Grants Pass.<br>
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The county seat is Grants Pass.  
  
[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cpjosephinedescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Josephine County Court House as of September 2005.
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[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cpjosephinedescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Josephine County Court House as of September 2005.  
  
'''Cities:''' Cave Junction | Grants Pass<br>
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=== Cities ===
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Cave Junction | Grants Pass
  
'''Unincorporated Communities:''' Allentown | Althouse | Bridgeview | Brown City | Browntown | California Bar | Dryden | Fruitdale | Galice | Golden | Greenback | Holland | Hugo | Kerby | Leland | Merlin | Murphy | New Hope | O’Brien | Placer | Pleasant Valley | Rand | Redwood | Selma | Speaker | Sunny Valley | Takilma | Three Pines | Wilderville | Williams | Williamsburg | Wolf Creek | Wonder
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=== Unincorporated Communities ===
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Allentown | Althouse | Bridgeview | Brown City | Browntown | California Bar | Dryden | Fruitdale | Galice | Golden | Greenback | Holland | Hugo | Kerby | Leland | Merlin | Murphy | New Hope | O’Brien | Placer | Pleasant Valley | Rand | Redwood | Selma | Speaker | Sunny Valley | Takilma | Three Pines | Wilderville | Williams | Williamsburg | Wolf Creek | Wonder  
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== Neighboring Counties == [[Curry County, Oregon|Curry]] | [[Douglas County, Oregon|Douglas]] | [[Jackson County, Oregon|Jackson]] | [[Del Norte, California|Del Norte]], California | [[Siskiyou County, California|Siskiyou]], California
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== Resources ==
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== Genealogy Websites ==
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[http://orgenweb.org/josephine/ The Josephine County GenWeb Project] part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]], a state project affiliated with [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]]
  
'''Genealogy Websites:''' [http://orgenweb.org/josephine/ The Josephine County GenWeb Project] part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]], a state project affiliated with [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]]
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'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[Curry County, Oregon|Curry]] | [[Douglas County, Oregon|Douglas]] | [[Jackson County, Oregon|Jackson]] | [[Del Norte, California|Del Norte]], California | [[Siskiyou County, California|Siskiyou]], California
 
 
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Contents

History and Tidbits

Josephine county was created from Umpqua County 22 January 1856.  According to Oregon Geographic Names, the county is probably named after a stream in the area called Josephine Creek, which in turn is probably named after Virginia Josephine Rollins Ort.

The county seat is Grants Pass.

County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Josephine County Court House as of September 2005.

Cities

Cave Junction | Grants Pass

Unincorporated Communities

Allentown | Althouse | Bridgeview | Brown City | Browntown | California Bar | Dryden | Fruitdale | Galice | Golden | Greenback | Holland | Hugo | Kerby | Leland | Merlin | Murphy | New Hope | O’Brien | Placer | Pleasant Valley | Rand | Redwood | Selma | Speaker | Sunny Valley | Takilma | Three Pines | Wilderville | Williams | Williamsburg | Wolf Creek | Wonder == Neighboring Counties == Curry | Douglas | Jackson | Del Norte, California | Siskiyou, California

Resources

Genealogy Websites

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

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