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== History  ==
 
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[[Image:Harney-williamselby.jpg|thumb|right|185px|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.
 
*Named for Brig. Gen. William S. Harney of U.S. Army, who was involved in "Pig War" and popular in the Pacific Northwest.
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*[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cpharneydescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Harney County Court House as of October 2003.
 
*[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cpharneydescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Harney County Court House as of October 2003.
  
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== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==

Revision as of 06:08, 1 October 2008

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

County Courthouse

450 N Buena Vista Avenue
Burns, OR 97720-1533

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

Harney county was created from Grant County 23 February 1889.

Boundary Changes

  • No parts were taken to create any county.

Records Held at the Courthouse

Record Loss

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

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Websites

References