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''[[United States|United States]] > [[Oregon|Oregon]] > Jefferson County''  
 
''[[United States|United States]] > [[Oregon|Oregon]] > Jefferson County''  
 
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== History and Tidbits ==
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== [http://www.co.jefferson.or.us/ Courthouse] ==
  
'''Jefferson county''' was created from [[Crook County, Oregon|Crook County]] 12 Decembr 1914.  Named for Mount Jefferson, located on west boundary. It was named in turn for Thomas Jefferson, third president of the United States of America.
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66 SE D Street, Suite D,<br>Madras, Oregon 97741
  
The county seat is Madras. Culver was the county seat 1914 to 1916  
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*Culver was the county seat 1914 to 1916
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== History  ==
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*Named for Mount Jefferson, located on west boundary. It was named in turn for Thomas Jefferson, third president of the United States of America.
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==== Parent County  ====
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*Created from [[Crook County, Oregon|Crook County]] 12 Decembr 1914.
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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=== Records Held at the Courthouse  ===
  
 
[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cpjeffersondescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Jefferson County Court House as of August 2005.  
 
[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cpjeffersondescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Jefferson County Court House as of August 2005.  
  
=== Cities  ===
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==== Record Loss  ====
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== Places / Localities  ==
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=== Populated Places  ===
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===== Cities  =====
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*Culver
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*Madras
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*Metolius
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===== Communities  =====
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*Ashwood
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*Camp Sherman
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*Horse Heaven
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*Warm Springs
  
Culver | Madras | Metolius
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=== Unincorporated Communities ===
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===== Indian Reservation =====
  
Ashwood | Axehandle | Camp Sherman | Crooked River Ranch | Donnybrook | Gateway | Geneva | Grandview | Grizzly | Horseheaven | Kilts | Lamonta | Opal City | Warm Springs | Willowdale
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*Warm Springs (Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs)
  
 
== Neighboring Counties  ==
 
== Neighboring Counties  ==

Revision as of 08:10, 12 October 2008

United States > Oregon > Jefferson County

Courthouse

66 SE D Street, Suite D,
Madras, Oregon 97741

  • Culver was the county seat 1914 to 1916

History

  • Named for Mount Jefferson, located on west boundary. It was named in turn for Thomas Jefferson, third president of the United States of America.

Parent County

Boundary Changes

Records Held at the Courthouse

County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Jefferson County Court House as of August 2005.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities
  • Culver
  • Madras
  • Metolius
Communities
  • Ashwood
  • Camp Sherman
  • Horse Heaven
  • Warm Springs
Indian Reservation
  • Warm Springs (Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs)

Neighboring Counties

Crook | Deschutes | Linn | Marion | Wasco | Wheeler


Resources

Biographies

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Church Records

x Trivia Tidbits: Little biographic bits associated with the names of non-population localities.

Genealogy Websites

The Jefferson County GenWeb Project part of The ORGenWeb Project, a state project affiliated with The USGenWeb Project