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United States > Oregon > Wallowa County
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Contents

County Courthouse

http://www.co.wallowa.or.us/

Wallowa County Courthouse
101 S. River Street
Enterprise, OR 97828
(541) 426-4543

Quick Facts

Wikipedia

11 February 1887: Wallowa county was created from Union County.

Named for Wallowa River. Lewis and Clark Expedition journals recorded Wil-le-wahas the name.

  • Records Held at the Courthouse

County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Wallowa County Court House as of July 2004.

  • Record Loss:

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities

Enterprise | Joseph | Lostine | Wallowa

Communities

Bartlett | Eden | Evans | Flora | Fruita | Grouse | Imnaha | Lewis | Maxville | Minam | Paradise | Promise | Troy | Zumwalt

Neighboring Counties

Baker | Umatilla | Union | Idaho counties: Adams | Idaho | Nez Perce | Washington counties: Asotin | Columbia | Garfield

Resources

Biography

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

  1. 35 years on Smith Mountain [1]
  2. My days in northeast Oregon : a memoir of wagon trains & pack strings in the 1890s [2]
  3. Angel from Paradise : the life & times of a Wallowa County cowboy [3]
  4. Of men and mountains [4]

Cemeteries (Rural)

Asotin County, Washington, cemeteries; some Garfield and Columbia County, Washington and Wallowa County, Oregon cemeteries : their history and headstone inscriptions [5]

Census

  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court Records

Gazetteers

  1. Origin of Wallowa County place names [6]

Land and Deeds

History

  1. About Wallowa County: people, places, images [7] [8] [9]
  2. An Illustrated history of Union and Wallowa counties: with a brief outline of the early history of the state of Oregon [10] [11] [12] [13] -(LAR)
  3. The old and the new: history of the post offices of Wallowa County [14] [15]
  4. The Wallowa country, 1867-1877 [16] [17] [18]
  5. The History of Wallowa County, Oregon [19]
  6. Historical sketches of Wallowa National Forest [20]
  7. Reminiscences of Wallowa County [21]
  8. Wallowa, the land of winding waters [22] [23]
  9. Carving the north end wilderness : Flora [24]
  10. Bits of Wallowa County lore [25]
  11. This valley : (Wallowa Valley) [26]
  12. The flora country; the hardships and struggles of the Matt Devin family as pioneers in northern Wallowa County, Oregon. [27]
  13. Gateway to the Wallowas [28]
  14. From The Wallowas [29]
  15. Pioneering in the Wallowas : four frontier tales [30]
  16. Heritage of the Wallowas : life as it was [31]
  17. Wallowa County, the Northwest's most scenic area; a land of beauty and opportunity [32]
  18. Memories : a nostalgic look at life in northeast Oregon [33]
  19. Wallowa County, Oregon : a capsule history [34]
  20. The story of Wallowa Lake [35]
  21. The forgotten grist and flour mills of Wallowa County, Oregon : a history of the eight grist or flour mills that have operated in Wallowa County, Oregon [36]

Maps

Military History and Records

Newspapers

See Enterprise, Joseph and Wallowa for the newspapers published in these cities.

Periodicals

  1. Signal mountain : Wallowa County's own historical magazine [37]

Probate Records

Schools

  1. School days in the Wallowas : a history of the ninety-one schools and communities, past and present, of Wallowa County, Oregon [38]

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies, Libraries, Museums

Websites

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

References

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  5. "FHLC US/CAN Book 979 V3w"
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  8. "FHLC Book 979.573 H2baw"
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  11. "FHLC Film 1597664 Item 7"
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  15. "FHLC Book 979.573 H2b"
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  17. "FHLC Book 979.573 H2ba"
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  22. http://summit.worldcat.org/oclc/31939388 [Summit]
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