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== History  ==
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== Quick History  ==
  
 
[[Image:Usgs deschutes watershed.png|thumb|right|185px|Deschutes River Watershed]]  
 
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==== Parent County  ====
 
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'''13 December 1916:''' Created from [[Crook County, Oregon|Crook]] County. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092 ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
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'''13 December 1916:''' Created from [[Crook County, Oregon|Crook]] County. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092 ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
  
 
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==== Boundary Changes ====

Revision as of 07:12, 19 January 2009

United States > Oregon > Deschutes County
File:Or-deschutes.png
showing location of Deschutes County

County Courthouse

Deschutes County Courthouse, 1940
Deschutes Services Center
1300 NW Wall St. Bend, OR

Records Held at the Courthouse

  • Record Loss:

Quick History

Deschutes River Watershed
  • Named for Deschutes River. French name was Riviere des Chutes or Riviere aux Chutes, meaning River of the Falls. The waterfall it referred to was Celilo Falls near where the river exits into Columbia River.

Parent County

13 December 1916: Created from Crook County. [1]

Boundary Changes

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities

Bend | La Pine | Redmond | Sisters

Communities

Black Butte Ranch | Brothers | Deschutes River Woods | Sunriver | Terrebonne | Three Rivers

Neighboring Counties

Crook | Harney | Jefferson | Klamath | Lake | Lane | Linn

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].