Lake County, Oregon Genealogy

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== History and Tidbits ==
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''[[United States|United States]] > [[Oregon|Oregon]] > Lake County'' [[Image:Or-lake.png|right|300px]]
'''Lake county''' was created from [[Jackson County, Oregon|Jackson]] and [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] Counties 24 October 1874.  Part taken for Klamath 17 October 1882. Named for sizeable number of lakes found within the boundary, including Lake Albert and Goose Lake.  
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== History and Tidbits ==
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'''Lake county''' was created from [[Jackson County, Oregon|Jackson]] and [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] Counties 24 October 1874. Part taken for Klamath 17 October 1882. Named for sizeable number of lakes found within the boundary, including Lake Albert and Goose Lake.  
  
 
The county seat is Lakeview.  
 
The county seat is Lakeview.  
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=== Unincorporated Communities  ===
 
=== Unincorporated Communities  ===
  
Adel | Blaisdell | Chewaucan | Christmas Valley | Drews Valley | Five Corners | Fort Rock | Hot Springs | New Pine Creek | Plush | Quartz Mountain | Silver Lake | Summer Lake | Valley Falls | Vistillas | West Side
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Adel | Blaisdell | Chewaucan | Christmas Valley | Drews Valley | Five Corners | Fort Rock | Hot Springs | New Pine Creek | Plush | Quartz Mountain | Silver Lake | Summer Lake | Valley Falls | Vistillas | West Side  
  
== Neighboring Counties ==
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== Neighboring Counties ==
[[Deschutes County, Oregon|Deschutes]] | [[Harney County, Oregon|Harney]] | [[Klamath County, Oregon|Klamath]] | [[Modoc County, California|Modoc]], California | [[Washoe County, Nevada|Washoe]], 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  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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[[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.  
  
== Genealogy Websites ==
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== Genealogy Websites ==
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~orlake/ The Lake County GenWeb Project] part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]], a state project affiliated with [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]]
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[[Portal:Oregon|Portal:Oregon]] [[Portal:California|Portal:California]]  
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~orlake/ The Lake County GenWeb Project] part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]], a state project affiliated with [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]]  
  
 
[[Category:Lake_County,_Oregon]]
 
[[Category:Lake_County,_Oregon]]

Revision as of 04:44, 30 August 2008

United States > Oregon > Lake County

Contents

History and Tidbits

Lake county was created from Jackson and Wasco Counties 24 October 1874. Part taken for Klamath 17 October 1882. Named for sizeable number of lakes found within the boundary, including Lake Albert and Goose Lake.

The county seat is Lakeview.

County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Lake County Court House as of June/July 2004.

Cities

Lakeview | Paisley

Unincorporated Communities

Adel | Blaisdell | Chewaucan | Christmas Valley | Drews Valley | Five Corners | Fort Rock | Hot Springs | New Pine Creek | Plush | Quartz Mountain | Silver Lake | Summer Lake | Valley Falls | Vistillas | West Side

Neighboring Counties

Deschutes | Harney | KlamathModoc County , California | Washoe County, Nevada

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

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