Josephine County, Oregon Genealogy

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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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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 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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[[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 ==

Revision as of 05:47, 5 May 2008

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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