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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Oregon|Oregon]] > Douglas County'' [[Image:Or-douglas.png|right|300px]]  
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== [http://www.co.douglas.or.us/ County Courthouse] ==
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== [http://www.co.douglas.or.us/ County Courthouse] ==
  
1036 SE Douglas Street<br>Roseburg, OR 97470
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1036 SE Douglas Street<br>Roseburg, OR 97470  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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*Part was taken to form [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] County 11 January 1854.  
 
*Part was taken to form [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] County 11 January 1854.  
*Camas Valley of Umpqua County was annexed to Douglas County in 1856.
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*Camas Valley of Umpqua County was annexed to Douglas County in 1856.  
 
*Douglas County absorbed the remaining parts of Umpqua County in 1862.  
 
*Douglas County absorbed the remaining parts of Umpqua County in 1862.  
 
*Boundary adjustments were made with Jackson and Lane counties in 1915.
 
*Boundary adjustments were made with Jackson and Lane counties in 1915.
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*[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cpdouglasdescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Douglas County Court House as of June 2005.
 
*[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cpdouglasdescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Douglas County Court House as of June 2005.
  
=== Record Loss ===
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=== Record Loss ===
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
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=== Populated Places  ===
 
=== Populated Places  ===
  
*'''Cities''': Canyonville . Drain . Elkton . Glendale . Myrtle Creek . Oakland . Reedsport . Riddle . Roseburg . Sutherlin . Winston . Yoncalla  
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===== Cities  =====
*'''Communities''': Anchor . Anlauf . Ash . Azalea . Booth . Brockway . Buck Fork . Calkins . Callahan . Calvert . Camas Valley . Civil Bend . Clearwater . Cleveland . Coles Valley . Comstock . Cow Creek . Curtin . Dads Creek . Days Creek . Diamond Lake . Dillard . Dixonville . Drew . East Gardiner . Edenbower . Elgarose . Elkhead . Fair Oaks . Fernvale . Fortune Branch . Galesville . Gardiner . Gazley . Glide . Green . Green Acres . Gunter . hawthorne . Hoaglin . Idleyld Park . Kellogg . Lavadoure . Leona. Lookingglass . Melrose . Millwood . Milo . North Fork . North Umpqua Village . Nugget . Oak Creek . Oaks . Olalla . Old Town . Peel . Perdue . Porter Creek . Quines Creek . Reston . Rice Hill . Riversdale . Rockland . Round Prairie . Scottsburg . Steamboat . Stephens . Sunnydale . Surprise Valley . Tenmile . Tiller . Toketee Falls . Tri-City . Tyee . Umpqua . Umpqua City . Union Gap . Weaver . Wilbur . Willard . Winchester . Wincehster Bay
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*Canyonville  
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*Drain  
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*Elkton
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*Glendale  
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*Myrtle Creek  
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*Oakland
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*Reedsport  
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*Riddle  
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*Roseburg
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*Sutherlin  
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*Winston  
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*Yoncalla
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===== Communities  =====
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*Ash  
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*Azalea  
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*Days Creek  
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*Gardiner
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*Glide  
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*Green  
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*Roseburg North
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*Scottsburg  
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*Tiller  
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*Tri-City
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*Umpqua  
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*Winchester
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*Winchester Bay
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=== Neighboring Counties  ===
 
=== Neighboring Counties  ===
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==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
  
==== Gazetteers ====
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=207103&subject_disp=Oregon%2C+Douglas&columns=*,0,0 FamilySearch.org] Family History Library catalog for Douglas County
 
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ordougla/ The Douglas County GenWeb Project];part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]], a state project affiliated with [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ordougla/ The Douglas County GenWeb Project];part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]], a state project affiliated with [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]]  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/douglas/douglastoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Douglas County
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/douglas/douglastoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Douglas County  
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=207103&subject_disp=Oregon%2C+Douglas&columns=*,0,0 FamilySearch.org] Family History Library catalog for Douglas County.
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
 
[[Category:Douglas_County,_Oregon]]
 
[[Category:Douglas_County,_Oregon]]

Revision as of 06:31, 20 September 2008

United States > Oregon > Douglas County

County Courthouse

1036 SE Douglas Street
Roseburg, OR 97470

History

  • Named for U.S. Senator Stephen A. Douglas of Illinois.
  • Trivia Tidbits: Little biographic bits associated with the names of non-population localities.

Parent County

  • created from the part of  Umpqua County lying east of Coast Range summit 7 January 1852.

Boundary Changes

  • Part was taken to form Wasco County 11 January 1854.
  • Camas Valley of Umpqua County was annexed to Douglas County in 1856.
  • Douglas County absorbed the remaining parts of Umpqua County in 1862.
  • Boundary adjustments were made with Jackson and Lane counties in 1915.

Records Held at the Courthouse

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities
  • Canyonville
  • Drain
  • Elkton
  • Glendale
  • Myrtle Creek
  • Oakland
  • Reedsport
  • Riddle
  • Roseburg
  • Sutherlin
  • Winston
  • Yoncalla
Communities
  • Ash
  • Azalea
  • Days Creek
  • Gardiner
  • Glide
  • Green
  • Roseburg North
  • Scottsburg
  • Tiller
  • Tri-City
  • Umpqua
  • Winchester
  • Winchester Bay

Neighboring Counties

Coos | Curry | Jackson | Josephine | Klamath | Lane

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References