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History

"The Swamp Fox" Brig. Gen. Francis Marion (c1732-1795)

The county is named after "The Swamp Fox" Revolutionary War Brigadier General Francis Marion (c1732-1795).[1]

County Courthouse

http://www.co.marion.or.us/
Courthouse Square
555 Court Street N.E
P.O. Box 14500
Salem, OR 97309

Records held at County Courthouse

  • Record Loss:

Quick Facts

3 September 1849: Marion county was renamed from Champoeg County.
Named for Francis Marion, a Continental Army general in the American Revolutionary War.

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

Parent County

None, one of original counties.

Boundary Changes

11 June 1854: Part was taken for Wasco County.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities
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Aumsville | Aurora | Detroit | Donald | Gates | Gervais | Hubbard | Idanha | Jefferson | Keizer | Mill City | Mt. Angel | St. Paul | Salem | Scotts Mills | Silverton | Stayton | Sublimity | Turner | Woodburn

Communities
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Brooks | Butteville | Breitenbush | Champoeg | Clear Lake | Four Corners | Hayesville | Labish Village | Marion | Mehama | Monitor | Pratum | Saint Benedict | Saint Louis | West Stayton

Neighboring Counties

Clackamas | Jefferson | Linn | PolkWasco | Yamhill |

Resources

Biographies

Cemeteries (Rural)

Census

  • 1845 (under name of Champoeg County)
  • 1849 (under name of Champoeg County)
  • 1850
  • 1853 State Census Transcriptions and Indexes
  • 1860
  • 1870
  • 1880
  • 1890
  • 1895 State
  • 1900
  • 1905 State
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records (Rural)

Court Records

Deeds and Land Records

Gazetteers

History

Maps

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Websites

The Marion County GenWeb Project a member of The ORGenWeb Project, an affiliate of The USGenWeb Project


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