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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

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

Cemeteries

Census

Church

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

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

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