Washington County, Oregon Genealogy

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'''Washington county''' was renamed from [[Twality County, Oregon|Twality]] County 3 September 1849. Named for George Washington, the first president of the United States. Parts taken for [[Columbia County, Oregon|Columbia]] and [[Multnomah County, Oregon|Multnomah]].<br>
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== History and Tidbits ==
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'''Washington county''' was renamed from [[Twality County, Oregon|Twality]] County 3 September 1849. Named for George Washington, the first president of the United States. Parts taken for [[Columbia County, Oregon|Columbia]] and [[Multnomah County, Oregon|Multnomah]].
  
The county seat is Hillsboro.<br>
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The county seat is Hillsboro.  
  
[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cpwashingtondescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Washington County Court House as of October 2005.<br>
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[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cpwashingtondescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Washington County Court House as of October 2005.
  
'''Cities:''' Banks | Beaverton | Cornelius | Durham | Forest Grove | Gaston | Hillsboro | King City | Lake Oswego | Portland | North Plains | Sherwood | Tigard | Tualatin | Wilsonville
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=== Cities ===
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Banks | Beaverton | Cornelius | Durham | Forest Grove | Gaston | Hillsboro | King City | Lake Oswego | Portland | North Plains | Sherwood | Tigard | Tualatin | Wilsonville  
  
'''Unincorporated Communities:''' Aloha | Bacona | Balm Grove | Bethany | Blooming | Bonita | Bonny Slope | Bradley Corner | Buckheaven | Bull Mountain | Buxton | Carnation | Cedar Hills | Cedar Mill | Centerville | Chehalem | Cherry Grove | Copper Mountain | Dilley | Dixie | Elmonica | Farmington | Gales Creek | Garden Home-Whitford | Glencoe | Glenwood | Hayward |&nbsp; Hazeldale | Helvetia | Hillside | Huber | Kansas City | Kinton | Laurel | Laurelwood | Manning | Marlene Village | Metzger | Middleton | Midway | Mountaindale | Mulloy | Norwood | Oak Hills | Orenco | Patton | Progress | Raleigh Hills | Reedville | Rivergrove | Rockcreek | Roy | Scholls | Six Corners | Somerset West | Tanasbourne | Timber | Tobias | Verboort | Watts | West Haven-Sylvan | West Slope | West Union | Wilkesboro | Witch Hazel
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=== Unincorporated Communities ===
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Aloha | Bacona | Balm Grove | Bethany | Blooming | Bonita | Bonny Slope | Bradley Corner | Buckheaven | Bull Mountain | Buxton | Carnation | Cedar Hills | Cedar Mill | Centerville | Chehalem | Cherry Grove | Copper Mountain | Dilley | Dixie | Elmonica | Farmington | Gales Creek | Garden Home-Whitford | Glencoe | Glenwood | Hayward |&nbsp; Hazeldale | Helvetia | Hillside | Huber | Kansas City | Kinton | Laurel | Laurelwood | Manning | Marlene Village | Metzger | Middleton | Midway | Mountaindale | Mulloy | Norwood | Oak Hills | Orenco | Patton | Progress | Raleigh Hills | Reedville | Rivergrove | Rockcreek | Roy | Scholls | Six Corners | Somerset West | Tanasbourne | Timber | Tobias | Verboort | Watts | West Haven-Sylvan | West Slope | West Union | Wilkesboro | Witch Hazel
  
'''Genealogy Websites:''' [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~orwashin/ The Washington County GenWeb Project], part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]], a state project affiliated with [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project.]]<br>
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== Neighboring Counties ==
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[[Clackamas County, Oregon|Clackamas]] | [[Clatsop County, Oregon|Clatsop]] | [[Columbia County, Oregon|Columbia]] | [[Multnomah County, Oregon|Multnomah]] | [[Tillamook County, Oregon|Tillamook]] | [[Yamhill County, Oregon|Yamhill]]
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== Resources ==
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== Genealogy Websites ==
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~orwashin/ The Washington County GenWeb Project], part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]], a state project affiliated with [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project.]]
  
'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[Clackamas County, Oregon|Clackamas]] | [[Clatsop County, Oregon|Clatsop]] | [[Columbia County, Oregon|Columbia]] | [[Multnomah County, Oregon|Multnomah]] | [[Tillamook County, Oregon|Tillamook]] | [[Yamhill County, Oregon|Yamhill]]
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Revision as of 18:36, 5 May 2008

Contents

History and Tidbits

Washington county was renamed from Twality County 3 September 1849. Named for George Washington, the first president of the United States. Parts taken for Columbia and Multnomah.

The county seat is Hillsboro.

County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Washington County Court House as of October 2005.

Cities

Banks | Beaverton | Cornelius | Durham | Forest Grove | Gaston | Hillsboro | King City | Lake Oswego | Portland | North Plains | Sherwood | Tigard | Tualatin | Wilsonville

Unincorporated Communities

Aloha | Bacona | Balm Grove | Bethany | Blooming | Bonita | Bonny Slope | Bradley Corner | Buckheaven | Bull Mountain | Buxton | Carnation | Cedar Hills | Cedar Mill | Centerville | Chehalem | Cherry Grove | Copper Mountain | Dilley | Dixie | Elmonica | Farmington | Gales Creek | Garden Home-Whitford | Glencoe | Glenwood | Hayward |  Hazeldale | Helvetia | Hillside | Huber | Kansas City | Kinton | Laurel | Laurelwood | Manning | Marlene Village | Metzger | Middleton | Midway | Mountaindale | Mulloy | Norwood | Oak Hills | Orenco | Patton | Progress | Raleigh Hills | Reedville | Rivergrove | Rockcreek | Roy | Scholls | Six Corners | Somerset West | Tanasbourne | Timber | Tobias | Verboort | Watts | West Haven-Sylvan | West Slope | West Union | Wilkesboro | Witch Hazel

Neighboring Counties

Clackamas | Clatsop | Columbia | Multnomah | Tillamook | Yamhill

Resources

Genealogy Websites

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

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