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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon|Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Lake County'' [[Image:Or-lake.png|thumb|right|400px]]
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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Lake County''  
  
=== County Courthouse  ===
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Guide to '''Lake County Oregon genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
[http://www.lakecountyor.org/ http://www.lakecountyor.org/]<br>513 Center Street<br>Lakeview, OR 97630
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=== Records Held at the Courthouse  ===
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Lake County
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| state = Oregon
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| founded year = 1874
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| founded date = October 24
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| seat = Lakeview
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| building address = Lake County Courthouse<br>513 Center Street<br>Lakeview, Or 97630<br>Phone: 541-947-6006<br>[http://www.lakecountyor.org/ '''Lake County Website'''] }}
  
*[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cplakedescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Lake County Court House as of June/July 2004.
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=== County Courthouse<br>&nbsp;  ===
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County Clerk has marriage and land records.<br>Clerk Circuit Court has divorce, probate and court records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Klamath County, Oregon page 573, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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[http://www.lakecountyor.org/ Lake County Government]
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[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/pages/records/local/county/lake/inv/index.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Lake County Court House as of July 2009.
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Lake County Court is structured differently. Check the County Records Inventory link for addresses for location of records (left column).  
  
 
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=== Quick Facts  ===
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=== Historical Facts  ===
  
{{Wikipedia|Lake County, Oregon}} Named for sizeable number of lakes found within the boundary, including [http://www.southernoregon.com/lakeabert/index.html Lake Abert] and {{wpd|Goose Lake (Oregon-California)|Goose Lake}}.  
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Named for sizeable number of lakes found within the boundary, including [http://www.southernoregon.com/lakeabert/index.html Lake Abert] and {{wpd|Goose Lake (Oregon-California)|Goose Lake}}.  
  
 
[[Trivia Tidbits, Lake County, Oregon|Trivia Tidbits:]] Little biographic bits associated with the names of non-population localities.  
 
[[Trivia Tidbits, Lake County, Oregon|Trivia Tidbits:]] Little biographic bits associated with the names of non-population localities.  
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''24 October 1874:''' Created from [[Jackson County, Oregon|Jackson]] and [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] Counties. <ref>{{WorldCat|50140092}} {{FHL|1049485|item}} ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)</ref>
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'''24 October 1874:''' Created from [[Jackson County, Oregon|Jackson]] and [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] Counties. <ref>{{WorldCat|50140092}}; {{FHL|1049485|item}} ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)</ref>  
  
 
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===== Cities  =====
 
===== Cities  =====
  
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[[Lakeview, Oregon|Lakeview]] | [[Paisley, Oregon|Paisley]]  
 
[[Lakeview, Oregon|Lakeview]] | [[Paisley, Oregon|Paisley]]  
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===== Communities  =====
 
===== Communities  =====
  
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[[Adel, Oregon|Adel]] | [[Christmas Valley, Oregon|Christmas Valley]] | [[Fort Rock, Oregon|Fort Rock]] | [[New Pine Creek, Oregon|New Pine Creek]] | [[Plush, Oregon|Plush]] | [[Silver Lake, Oregon|Silver Lake]] | [[Summer Lake, Oregon|Summer Lake]] | [[Valley Falls, Oregon|Valley Falls]]  
 
[[Adel, Oregon|Adel]] | [[Christmas Valley, Oregon|Christmas Valley]] | [[Fort Rock, Oregon|Fort Rock]] | [[New Pine Creek, Oregon|New Pine Creek]] | [[Plush, Oregon|Plush]] | [[Silver Lake, Oregon|Silver Lake]] | [[Summer Lake, Oregon|Summer Lake]] | [[Valley Falls, Oregon|Valley Falls]]  
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=== Neighboring Counties  ===
 
=== Neighboring Counties  ===
  
[[Deschutes County, Oregon|Deschutes]] | [[Harney County, Oregon|Harney]] | [[Klamath County, Oregon|Klamath]] | [[Modoc County, California|Modoc County]], California | [[Washoe County, Nevada|Washoe County]], Nevada
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[[Deschutes County, Oregon|Deschutes]] | [[Harney County, Oregon|Harney]] | [[Klamath County, Oregon|Klamath]] | [[Modoc County, California|Modoc County]], California | [[Washoe County, Nevada|Washoe County]], Nevada  
  
====Trivia Tidbits====
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Information about localities, too small or too brief to describe in separate pages. Exception to this are Post Offices. [[Lake County, Oregon Trivia Tidbits|&gt; Trivia Tidbits]]
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Information about localities, too small or too brief to describe in separate pages. Exception to this are Post Offices. [[Lake County, Oregon Trivia Tidbits|&gt; Trivia Tidbits]]  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
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=== Archives and Libraries ===
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=== Land and Property  ===
 
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=== Military History and Records  ===
 
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=== Probate Records ===
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[[ https://sites.google.com/site/onlinenewspapersite/Home/usa/or|Oregon Online Historical Newspapers]] - identifies historical archived and digitized newspapers available online on both free and pay-to-access websites.
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=== Rivers and Waterways  ===
 
=== Rivers and Waterways  ===
Details about the rivers and waterways where farms and settlements are often found along them. [[Lake County, Oregon Rivers and Waterways|&gt;&gt; Rivers and Waterways]]
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Details about the rivers and waterways where farms and settlements are often found along them. [[Lake County, Oregon Rivers and Waterways|&gt;&gt; Rivers and Waterways]]  
  
 
=== Taxation  ===
 
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
 
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*[[Lakeview Oregon Family History Center]]
  
 
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*[http://d-matney.com/USGW/Lake-Oregon.html The Lake County GenWeb Project] part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]  
 
*[http://d-matney.com/USGW/Lake-Oregon.html The Lake County GenWeb Project] part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Lake/ Linkpendium]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Lake/ Linkpendium]  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/lake/laketoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/lake/laketoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project]  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/or/lake/laketoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] (Backup site)  
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== Lake County Oregon Genealogy References  ==
  
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Guide to Lake County Oregon genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Lake County, Oregon
Map
Map of Oregon highlighting Lake County
Location in the state of Oregon
Map of the U.S. highlighting Oregon
Location of Oregon in the U.S.
Facts
Founded October 24, 1874
County Seat Lakeview
Courthouse
Address Lake County Courthouse
513 Center Street
Lakeview, Or 97630
Phone: 541-947-6006
Lake County Website


Contents

County Courthouse
 

County Clerk has marriage and land records.
Clerk Circuit Court has divorce, probate and court records. [1]

Lake County Government

County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Lake County Court House as of July 2009.

Lake County Court is structured differently. Check the County Records Inventory link for addresses for location of records (left column).

  • Record Loss:

Historical Facts

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Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Lake County, Oregon
Named for sizeable number of lakes found within the boundary, including Lake Abert and Goose Lake. 

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

Parent County

24 October 1874: Created from Jackson and Wasco Counties. [2]

Boundary Changes

17 October 1882: Part taken for Klamath County.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities

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Lakeview | Paisley

Communities

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Adel | Christmas Valley | Fort Rock | New Pine Creek | Plush | Silver Lake | Summer Lake | Valley Falls

Neighboring Counties

Deschutes | Harney | Klamath | Modoc County, California | Washoe County, Nevada

Trivia Tidbits

Information about localities, too small or too brief to describe in separate pages. Exception to this are Post Offices. > Trivia Tidbits

Resources

Archives and Libraries

Cemeteries (Rural)

Census

  • 1875 State Original
  • 1880
  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court Records

Gazetteers

History

Land and Property

Maps

Orlake.jpg

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Oregon Online Historical Newspapers - identifies historical archived and digitized newspapers available online on both free and pay-to-access websites.

Probate Records

Rivers and Waterways

Details about the rivers and waterways where farms and settlements are often found along them. >> Rivers and Waterways

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Family History Centers

Websites

Lake County Oregon Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Klamath County, Oregon page 573, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. WorldCat 50140092; FHL Collection Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)