Wallowa County, Oregon

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{{Wallowa County, Oregon}} The preceding list of places includes incorporated cities and towns, unincorporated towns and communities, and place names that may have been used in family histories. Some have well-organized records and even have web sites. Some are simply social communities with no official records, but which may be referenced in small-town newspapers. The list is provided to help researchers identify localities within the county. As records or histories of these localities are identified, a page will be added for each of these place names.  
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{{Wallowa County, Oregon}} The preceding list of places includes incorporated cities and towns, unincorporated towns and communities, and place names that may have been used in family histories. Some have well-organized records and even have web sites. Some are simply social communities with no official records, but which may be referenced in small-town newspapers. The list is provided to help researchers identify localities within the county. As records or histories of these localities are identified, a page will be added for each of these place names.
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Information about localities, too small or too brief to describe in separate pages. Exception to this are Post Offices. [[Wallowa County, Oregon Trivia Tidbits|> Trivia Tidbits]]
  
 
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== Resources  ==

Revision as of 08:03, 17 February 2011

United States Gotoarrow-kelly.png Oregon Gotoarrow-kelly.png 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
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Wasco County, Oregon

11 February 1887: Wallowa county was created from Union County. [1]

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

The preceding list of places includes incorporated cities and towns, unincorporated towns and communities, and place names that may have been used in family histories. Some have well-organized records and even have web sites. Some are simply social communities with no official records, but which may be referenced in small-town newspapers. The list is provided to help researchers identify localities within the county. As records or histories of these localities are identified, a page will be added for each of these place names.

Trivia Tidbits

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

Resources

Biography

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

Cemeteries (Rural and General)

Asotin County, Washington, cemeteries; some Garfield and Columbia County, Washington and Wallowa County, Oregon cemeteries: their history and headstone inscriptions WorldCat 14515692FHL Collection

Census

  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court Records

Farms - Ranches

Gazetteers

History

Land and Property

Maps

Military History and Records

Newspapers

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

Periodicals

Probate Records

Rivers and Waterways

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

Schools

  • School days in the Wallowas: a history of the ninety-one schools and communities, past and present, of Wallowa County, Oregon WorldCat 26657807

Taxation

Vital Records

Voting Records

  1. Election voter register, Wallowa County, Oregon, 1902, 1906, 1914 FHL Collection

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Websites

References

  1. WorldCat 50140092FHL Collection Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)
  2. HQO - (LAR)