Klamath County, Oregon Genealogy

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''[[United States|United States]] > [[Oregon|Oregon]] > Klamath County'' [[Image:Or-klamath.png|right|300px]]  
 
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== History and Tidbits ==
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== [http://www.co.klamath.or.us/ County Courthouse] ==
  
'''Klamath county''' was created from west part of [[Lake County, Oregon|Lake County]] 17 October 1882. Named for a tribe of [[Portal:Indians of North America|Native Americans]] living in the area at the time the first white explorers entered the region, the Klamaths.
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Klamath County Clerk's Office<br>305 Main Street<br>Klamath Falls, OR 97601<br>
  
The county seat is Klamath Falls.
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== History  ==
  
[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cpklamathdescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Klamath County Court House as of August 2006.  
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*Named for a tribe of [[Portal:Indians of North America|Native Americans]] living in the area at the time the first white explorers entered the region, the Klamaths.
  
=== Cities ===
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==== Parent County ====
  
Bonzana | Chiloquin | Gilchrist | Klamath Falls | [[Malin, Oregon|Malin]] | Merrill
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*Created from west part of [[Lake County, Oregon|Lake County]] 17 October 1882.<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
===== Unincorporated Communities =====
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==== Boundary Changes ====
  
Algoma | Altamont | Barkley | Beatty | Bedfield | Bly | Chase | Chemult | Clover Station | Crescent | Crystal | Dairy | Fairhaven | Falcon Heights | Fort Klamath | Hager | Hatfield | Haynesville | Henley | Hildebrand | Hot Springs | Keno | Kirk | Klamath Agency | Lake of the Woods | Langell Valley | Lorella | Malone | Merganser | Midland | Modoc Point | Odell Lake | Olene | Pelican City | Pine Grove | Plevna | Pokegama | Potter Mill | Recreation | Rocky {oint | Shady Pine | Sprague River | Stewart Lenox | Terminal City | Tule Lake | West Klamath | White Lake City | Worden | Yonna
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=== Records Held at the Courthouse  ===
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*[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cpklamathdescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Klamath County Court House as of August 2006.
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==== Record Loss  ====
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== Places / Localities  ==
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=== Populated Places  ===
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===== Cities  =====
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*Bonanza
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*Chiloquin
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*Klamath Falls
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*[[Malin,_Oregon|Malin]]
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*Merrill
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===== Communities  =====
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*Algoma
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*Altamont
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*Beatty
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*Bly
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*Chemult
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*Dairy
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*Gilchrist
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*Keno  
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*Midland
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*Pine Grove  
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*Sprague River
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===== Indian Reservation  =====
  
===== Indian Reservation =====
 
 
*Klamath
 
*Klamath
  

Revision as of 05:45, 13 October 2008

United States > Oregon > Klamath County

Contents

County Courthouse

Klamath County Clerk's Office
305 Main Street
Klamath Falls, OR 97601

History

  • Named for a tribe of Native Americans living in the area at the time the first white explorers entered the region, the Klamaths.

Parent County

Boundary Changes

Records Held at the Courthouse

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities
  • Bonanza
  • Chiloquin
  • Merrill
Communities
  • Algoma
  • Altamont
  • Beatty
  • Bly
  • Chemult
  • Dairy
  • Gilchrist
  • Keno
  • Midland
  • Pine Grove
  • Sprague River
Indian Reservation
  • Klamath

Neighboring Counties

Deschutes | Douglas | Jackson | Lake | Lane | California counties: Modoc | Siskiyou

Resources

Biographies

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Church Records

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

Genealogy Websites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).