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Wallowa County Courthouse
101 S. River Street
Enterprise, OR 97828
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
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: Little biographic bits associated with the names of non-population localities.
- 35 years on Smith Mountain WorldCat 10352854
- My days in northeast Oregon: a memoir of wagon trains and pack strings in the 1890s WorldCat 53151451
- Angel from Paradise: the life & times of a Wallowa County cowboy WorldCat 49728789
- Of men and mountains WorldCat 20692913
Cemeteries (Rural and General)
Church History and Records
Farms - Ranches
- Wallowa County brand book, 1921 May 1 WorldCat 27077291
- Index to chattel mortgages, Wallowa County, Oregon, 1913-1931 FHL Collection
- Origin of Wallowa County place names WorldCat 26989269
- About Wallowa County: people, places, images WorldCat 45243397 FHL Collection
- An Illustrated history of Union and Wallowa counties: with a brief outline of the early history of the state of Oregon WorldCat 35550807 FHL Collection
- The old and the new: history of the post offices of Wallowa County WorldCat 11533878 FHL Collection
- The Wallowa country, 1867-1877 WorldCat 10977066 FHL Collection
- The History of Wallowa County, Oregon WorldCat 10570978
- Historical sketches of Wallowa National Forest WorldCat 276172917
- Reminiscences of Wallowa County WorldCat 10193105
- Wallowa, the land of winding waters WorldCat 31939388
- Carving the north end wilderness;: Flora WorldCat 12279706
- Bits of Wallowa County lore WorldCat 15483800
- This valley : (Wallowa Valley) WorldCat 6874397
- The flora country; the hardships and struggles of the Matt Devin family as pioneers in northern Wallowa County, Oregon. WorldCat 29720945
- Gateway to the Wallowas WorldCat 54510506
- From The Wallowas WorldCat 27965682
- Pioneering in the Wallowas: four frontier tales WorldCat 18593071
- Heritage of the Wallowas: life as it was WorldCat 7853501
- Wallowa County, the Northwest's most scenic area; a land of beauty and opportunity WorldCat 5228592
- Memories: a nostalgic look at life in northeast Oregon WorldCat 8224326
- Wallowa County, Oregon: a capsule history WorldCat 18592973
- The story of Wallowa Lake WorldCat 15635920
- 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 WorldCat 45375331
- Wallowa County, Oregon : the land of peace, prosperity and happiness WorldCat 37724872
Land and Property
- Map of Wallowa County, Oregon, 1922 WorldCat 27993061
- Metsker's atlas of Wallowa County, Oregon, 1935 WorldCat 10239215
Military History and Records
- Signal mountain: Wallowa County's own historical magazine WorldCat 38527127
- School days in the Wallowas: a history of the ninety-one schools and communities, past and present, of Wallowa County, Oregon WorldCat 26657807
- Wallowa County, Oregon, marriage records, 1887-1983 WorldCat 21103560
- Coroner's inquest, Wallowa County, Oregon, 1906-1915 FHL Collection
- Many early marriages are listed at the Western States Marriage Index.
- Election voter register, Wallowa County, Oregon, 1902, 1906, 1914 FHL Collection
Societies, Libraries and Museums
- The Wallowa County GenWeb Project, part of The ORGenWeb Project
- USGenWeb Archives
- USGenWeb Archives backup site
- Family History Library Catalog for latest
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