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Revision as of 07:30, 8 March 2009

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

County Courthouse

Harney County Courthouse, 1942
http://www.co.harney.or.us/
450 N Buena Vista Avenue
Burns, OR 97720-1533

Records Held at the Courthouse

  • Record Loss:

Quick Facts

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.

Wikipedia

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

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Cities

Burns | Hines

Communities

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

Neighboring Counties

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

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

  • 1870, part of Grant County. Entire area that later formed Harney County was not enumerated.
  • 1880, part of Grant County. Entire area that later formed Harney County was not enumerated.
  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Many early marriages are listed on the Western States Marriage Index.

Societies, Libraries, Museums

Websites

References

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