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=== Populated Places  ===
 
=== Populated Places  ===
  
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Burns | Hines
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Andrews | Buchanan | Crane | Diamond | Drewsey | Dunnean | Fields | Frenchglen | Frost Mill | Harney | Indian Village | Lawen | Narrows | New Princeton | Princeton | Riley | Suntex | Trout Creek | Van | Venator | Voltage | Wagontire
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*Van  
 
*Venator  
 
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*Wagontire
 
 
 
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=== Neighboring Counties  ===
 
=== Neighboring Counties  ===
  
[[Crook County, Oregon|Crook]] | [[Deschutes County, Oregon|Deschutes]] | [[Grant County, Oregon|Grant]] | [[Lake County, Oregon|Lake]] | [[Malheur County, Oregon|Malheur]] | '''Nevada '''counties: [[Humboldt County, Nevada|Humboldt]] | [[Washoe County, Nevada|Washoe]]  
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[[Crook County, Oregon|Crook]] | [[Deschutes County, Oregon|Deschutes]] | [[Grant County, Oregon|Grant]] | [[Lake County, Oregon|Lake]] | [[Malheur County, Oregon|Malheur]] | '''Nevada '''counties: [[Humboldt County, Nevada|Humboldt]] | [[Washoe County, Nevada|Washoe]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

Revision as of 07:04, 19 January 2009

United States > Oregon > Harney County
showing location of Harney County

County Courthouse

Harney County Courthouse, 1942
450 N Buena Vista Avenue
Burns, OR 97720-1533

Records Held at the Courthouse

  • Record Loss:

History

Maj. Gen. William Selby Harney
  • Named for Brig. Gen. William S. Harney of U.S. Army, who was involved in "Pig War" and popular in the Pacific Northwest.

Parent County

23 February 1889: Harney county was created from Grant County. [1]

Boundary Changes

No parts were taken to create any county.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities

Burns | Hines

Communities

Andrews | Buchanan | Crane | Diamond | Drewsey | Dunnean | Fields | Frenchglen | Frost Mill | Harney | Indian Village | Lawen | Narrows | New Princeton | Princeton | Riley | Suntex | Trout Creek | Van | Venator | Voltage | Wagontire

Neighboring Counties

Crook | Deschutes | Grant | Lake | Malheur | Nevada counties: Humboldt | Washoe

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Church History and Records

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Websites

References

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