Yamhill County, Oregon

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== Quick Facts  ==
 
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Named for a local [[Indians_of_Oregon|Native American]] tribe, the Yamhill, a part of North Kalapuyan family.
  
Named for a local [[Indians of North America|Native American]] tribe, the Yamhill, a part of North Kalapuyan family.
 
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
 
'''5 July 1843:''' Yamhill county was created from the [[Oregon Territory|Oregon Territory]].  
 
'''5 July 1843:''' Yamhill county was created from the [[Oregon Territory|Oregon Territory]].  
  
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==== Boundary Changes ====
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22 December 1845:'''Polk County set off.''' '''15 Dec 1853:''' Tillamook County set off.
22 December 1845:''' Polk County set off.
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'''15 Dec 1853:''' Tillamook County set off.
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== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==

Revision as of 23:06, 4 March 2009

United States > Oregon > Yamhill County

Contents

County Courthouse

http://www.co.yamhill.or.us/
535 E. 5th St.
McMinnville, OR 97128

  • Records Held at the Courthouse

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

  • Record Loss:

Lafayette was a former county seat until 1886.

Quick Facts

Wikipedia

Named for a local Native American tribe, the Yamhill, a part of North Kalapuyan family.

Parent County

5 July 1843: Yamhill county was created from the Oregon Territory.

Boundary Changes

22 December 1845:Polk County set off. 15 Dec 1853: Tillamook County set off.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities

Amity | Carlton | Dayton | Dundee | Lafayette | McMinnville | Newberg | Sheridan | Willamina | Yamhill

Communities

Bellevue | Cove Orchard | Dellwood | Dewey | Gopher | Grand Island | Hopewell | Lunnville | Midway | Rex | Riverside | Saint Joseph | Shipley | Springbrook | Sunnycrest | Wapato | Wheatland | Whiteson

Indian Reservation

Grand Ronde Agency (Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community - specifically Chasta, Kalapuya, Molalla, Rogue River, Klickitat, Chinook, Tillamook, French-Canadian (Iroqouian).

Neighboring Counties

Clackamas | Marion | Polk | Tillamook | Washington

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

  • 1845 Territorial Transcription and Index
  • 1849 Territorial Transcription and Index

Church History and Records

Court Records

Deeds and Land Records

Gazetteers

History

Maps

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Web Sites

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

References