John Day Oregon Family History Center

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Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:


  • 944 E Main St John Day OR 97845 United States
  • Language:English


  • 1-541-575-1817, Director's phone 1-801-656-8069 cell



Open Hours:

  • Wednesday: 6:30pm-8:30pm; Thursday:9:00am-3:30pm; By Appointment any time: Director's phone 1-801-656-8069 cell

Holiday Schedule: Closed all Holidays including the preceeding and following day. Closed last two weeks in December to second week in January. Closed for extreme weather, Closed during Grant County fair week, usually 2nd week in August.

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

Center Resources


  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
  • Local Family genealogical collections in book or pamphlet

Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscription
  • 4 computer stations, microfiche reader, microfilm reader, printer/scanner

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area: The following relate to local area history

Grant County Genealogical Library, 281 W Main John Day, OR; Grant County Museum, Canyon City, OR; Grant County Farm and Ranch Museum, John Day, OR; Kam Wah Chung Chinese Museum, (State) John Day, OR,Grant County Court House, Canyon City, OR (3 miles from the center)

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