Morrow County, Oregon Genealogy

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Revision as of 15:24, 30 August 2011

United States Gotoarrow.png Oregon Gotoarrow.png Morrow County


County Courthouse
100 S Court St.
PO Box 788
Heppner, OR 97836-0788

Quick Facts

Wikipedia has more about this subject: Morrow County, Oregon

Parent Counties

16 February 1885: Morrow county was created from the western portion of Umatilla and the small eastern portion of Wasco Counties. [1]

Named for Jackson L. Morrow, one of the first settlers of Morrow County, who was a member of the state legislature when the county was created.

The county seat is Heppner.

  • County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Morrow County Court House as of September/October 2003.
  • Record Loss:

Boundary Changes

Places / Localities

Populated Places

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Boardman | Heppner | Ione | Irrigon | Lexington

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Eightmile | Ruggs

Discontinued Post Offices

Acton | Alpine |

Neighboring Counties

Gilliam | Grant | Umatilla | Wheeler | Benton, Washington | Klickitat, Washington

Trivia Tidbits

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





  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court Records

Land and Property




Early migration routes to and from Morrow County, Oregon Genealogy for European and African American settlers included:

Military History and Records


Probate Records

Rivers and Waterways

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


Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Family History Centers



  1. WorldCat 50140092FHL Collection Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)
  2. Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map VI" in Oregon Trail Landmarks at (accessed 18 July 2011).