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Online Records


County Courthouse

Wheeler County Courthouse
701 Adams Street
P O Box 327
Fossil, Or 97830
Phone 541-763-2400

County Clerk has probate records from 1899 and land records.
Clerk Circuit Court has divoce and court records. [1]

Wheeler County Government

County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Wheeler County Court House as of June 2008.

Wheeler County Court is structured differently. Check the County Records Inventory link for addresses for location of records (left column).

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Historical Facts

Wikipedia has more about this subject: Wheeler County, Oregon

Parent Counties

17 February 1899: Wheeler County was created from Crook, Gilliam and Grant Counties. [2]

Named for Henry H. Wheeler, a early settler who owned a farm near Mitchell.

Boundary Changes

Places / Localities

Populated Places


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Fossil | Mitchell | Spray |


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Antone | Clarno | Kinzua (a ghost town) | Richmond | Service Creek | Spoos Mill | Twickenham | Wetmore | Winlock

Neighboring Counties

Crook | Gilliam | Grant | Jefferson | Morrow | Wasco


Archives and Libraries




  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court Records



Land and Property


Military History and Records


Probate Records


Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Family History Centers



  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wheeler County, Oregon page 574, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. WorldCat 50140092; FHL Collection Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)


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