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=== County Courthouse <br><br> ===
 
=== County Courthouse <br><br> ===
  
[http://www.co.gilliam.or.us/directory/index.html Gilliam County Courthouse]<br>221 South Oregon Street<br>Condon, Or 97823<br>Phone: 541-384-2311<br><br>County Clerk has marriage, divorce, <br>probate, court and land records from 1885<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Gilliam County, Oregon page 572, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref
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[http://www.co.gilliam.or.us/directory/index.html Gilliam County Courthouse]<br>221 South Oregon Street<br>Condon, Or 97823<br>Phone: 541-384-2311<br><br>County Clerk has marriage, divorce, <br>probate, court and land records from 1885<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Gilliam County, Oregon page 572, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 
 
 
 
[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/pages/records/local/county/gilliam/inv/index.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Gilliam County Court House as of August 2008.
 
 
 
Gilliam 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|Gilliam County, Oregon Named for {{wpd|Cornelius Gilliam}}, who commanded the provisional government forces after the Whitman Massacre.
 
 
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
 
 
'''25 February 1885:''' Created from [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] County. <ref>{{WorldCat|50140092}} {{FHL|1049485|item}} ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)</ref>  
 
  
 
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===== Defunct Post Offices  =====
 
===== Defunct Post Offices  =====
  
[[Ajax, Oregon|Ajax]]  
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=== Neighboring Counties  ===
 
=== Neighboring Counties  ===

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County Courthouse

Gilliam County Courthouse
221 South Oregon Street
Condon, Or 97823
Phone: 541-384-2311

County Clerk has marriage, divorce,
probate, court and land records from 1885[1]

Boundary Changes

17 Feb 1899: Parts were taken to form Wheeler County.

Populated Places

Cities
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Arlington | Condon | Lonerock

Communities
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Alville | Clem | Eddy | Igo | Mayville | Mikkalo | Olex | Rock Creek | Thirtymile | Trail Fork

Defunct Post Offices

Ajax

Neighboring Counties

Morrow | Sherman | Wasco | Wheeler | Klickitat County, Washington State

Trivia Tidbits

Information about localities, too small or too brief to describe in separate pages. Exception to this are Post Offices. > Trivia Tidbits

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Federal

  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court Records

Gazetteers

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Gilliam County, Oregon Genealogy for European and African American settlers included:

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Probate Records

Rivers and Waterways

Details about the rivers and waterways where farms and settlements are often found along them. >> Rivers and Waterways

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Family History Centers

Websites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Gilliam County, Oregon page 572, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map VI" in Oregon Trail Landmarks at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap6.jpg (accessed 18 July 2011).