Klamath County, Oregon Genealogy

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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
*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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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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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Klamath_County,_Oregon Wikipedia]
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
*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>
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'''17 October 1882:''' Created from west part of [[Lake County, Oregon|Lake County]]. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092 ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
  
==== Boundary Changes ====
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==== Boundary Changes ====
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==

Revision as of 07:54, 19 January 2009

United States > Oregon > Klamath County
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showing location of Klamath County

Contents

County Courthouse

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

Records Held at the Courthouse

  • Record Loss:

History

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

Wikipedia

Parent County

17 October 1882: Created from west part of Lake County. [1]

Boundary Changes

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities
  • Bonanza
  • Chiloquin
  • Merrill
Communities
  • 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

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

Cemeteries

Census

Church History and Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Klamath Falls

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Genealogy Websites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].