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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Oregon|Oregon]] > Gilliam County'' [[Image:Or-gilliam.png|thumb|right|400px|showing location of Gilliam County]]  
 
{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Oregon|Oregon]] > Gilliam County'' [[Image:Or-gilliam.png|thumb|right|400px|showing location of Gilliam County]]  
  
== [http://www.co.gilliam.or.us/ County Courthouse] ==
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== County Courthouse  ==
  
[[Image:Or-gilliam-ch.jpg|thumb|right|185px|Gilliam County Courthouse, 1955, replacing 1903 building destroyed by fire]] P.O. Box 427<br>Condon, OR 97823  
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[[Image:Or-gilliam-ch.jpg|thumb|right|185px|Gilliam County Courthouse, 1955, replacing 1903 building destroyed by fire]] [http://www.co.gilliam.or.us/ http://www.co.gilliam.or.us/]<br>P.O. Box 427<br>Condon, OR 97823  
  
 
=== Records Held at the Courhouse  ===
 
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== Quick History ==
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== Quick Facts ==
  
 
Named for [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cornelius_Gilliam Cornelius Gilliam], who commanded the provisional government forces after the Whitman Massacre.  
 
Named for [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cornelius_Gilliam Cornelius Gilliam], who commanded the provisional government forces after the Whitman Massacre.  
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===== Communities  =====
 
===== Communities  =====
  
[[Alville, Oregon|Alville]] | [[Clem, Oregon|Clem]] | [[Eddy, Oregon|Eddy]] | [[Igo, Oregon|Igo]] | [[Mayville, Oregon|Mayville]] | [[Mikkalo, Oregon|Mikkalo]] | [[Olex, Oregon|Olex]] | [[Rock Creek, Gilliam County, Oregon|Rock Creek]] | [[Thirtymile, Oregon|Thirtymile]] | [[Trail Fork, Oregon|Trail Fork]]
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[[Alville, Oregon|Alville]] | [[Clem, Oregon|Clem]] | [[Eddy, Oregon|Eddy]] | [[Igo, Oregon|Igo]] | [[Mayville, Oregon|Mayville]] | [[Mikkalo, Oregon|Mikkalo]] | [[Olex, Oregon|Olex]] | [[Rock Creek, Gilliam County, Oregon|Rock Creek]] | [[Thirtymile, Oregon|Thirtymile]] | [[Trail Fork, Oregon|Trail Fork]]  
  
 
=== Neighboring Counties  ===
 
=== Neighboring Counties  ===
  
[[Morrow County, Oregon|Morrow]] | [[Sherman County, Oregon|Sherman]] | [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] | [[Wheeler County, Oregon|Wheeler]] | [[Klickitat County, Washington|Klickitat County]], Washington State
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[[Morrow County, Oregon|Morrow]] | [[Sherman County, Oregon|Sherman]] | [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] | [[Wheeler County, Oregon|Wheeler]] | [[Klickitat County, Washington|Klickitat County]], Washington State  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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Revision as of 08:18, 4 March 2009

United States > Oregon > Gilliam County
File:Or-gilliam.png
showing location of Gilliam County

County Courthouse

Gilliam County Courthouse, 1955, replacing 1903 building destroyed by fire
http://www.co.gilliam.or.us/
P.O. Box 427
Condon, OR 97823

Records Held at the Courhouse

  • Record Loss:

Quick Facts

Named for Cornelius Gilliam, who commanded the provisional government forces after the Whitman Massacre.

Wikipedia

Parent County

25 February 1885: Created from Wasco County. [1]

Boundary Changes

17 Feb 1899: Parts were taken to form Wheeler County. [1]

Populated Places

Cities

Arlington | Condon | Lonerock

Communities

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

Neighboring Counties

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

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 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. 1.0 1.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].