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== History and Tidbits ==
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''[[United States|United States]] > [[Oregon|Oregon]] > Josephine County''
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== History and Tidbits ==
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'''Josephine county''' was created from [[Umpqua County, Oregon|Umpqua]] County 22 January 1856.  According to ''[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oregon_Geographic_Names Oregon Geographic Names]'', the county is probably named after a stream in the area called Josephine Creek, which in turn is probably named after Virginia Josephine Rollins Ort.  
 
'''Josephine county''' was created from [[Umpqua County, Oregon|Umpqua]] County 22 January 1856.  According to ''[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oregon_Geographic_Names Oregon Geographic Names]'', the county is probably named after a stream in the area called Josephine Creek, which in turn is probably named after Virginia Josephine Rollins Ort.  
  
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[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cpjosephinedescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Josephine County Court House as of September 2005.  
 
[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cpjosephinedescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Josephine County Court House as of September 2005.  
  
=== Cities ===
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=== Cities ===
Cave Junction | Grants Pass
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Cave Junction | Grants Pass  
  
 
=== Unincorporated Communities  ===
 
=== Unincorporated Communities  ===
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Allentown | Althouse | Bridgeview | Brown City | Browntown | California Bar | Dryden | Fruitdale | Galice | Golden | Greenback | Holland | Hugo | Kerby | Leland | Merlin | Murphy | New Hope | O’Brien | Placer | Pleasant Valley | Rand | Redwood | Selma | Speaker | Sunny Valley | Takilma | Three Pines | Wilderville | Williams | Williamsburg | Wolf Creek | Wonder  
 
Allentown | Althouse | Bridgeview | Brown City | Browntown | California Bar | Dryden | Fruitdale | Galice | Golden | Greenback | Holland | Hugo | Kerby | Leland | Merlin | Murphy | New Hope | O’Brien | Placer | Pleasant Valley | Rand | Redwood | Selma | Speaker | Sunny Valley | Takilma | Three Pines | Wilderville | Williams | Williamsburg | Wolf Creek | Wonder  
  
== Neighboring Counties ==
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== Neighboring Counties ==
  
[[Curry County, Oregon|Curry]] | [[Douglas County, Oregon|Douglas]] | [[Jackson County, Oregon|Jackson]] | [[Del Norte, California|Del Norte]], California | [[Siskiyou County, California|Siskiyou]], California
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[[Curry County, Oregon|Curry]] | [[Douglas County, Oregon|Douglas]] | [[Jackson County, Oregon|Jackson]] | California counties: [[Del Norte, California|Del Norte]] | [[Siskiyou County, California|Siskiyou]]
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== Resources  ==
  
== Resources ==
 
 
== Genealogy Websites  ==
 
== Genealogy Websites  ==
  
 
[http://orgenweb.org/josephine/ The Josephine County GenWeb Project] part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]], a state project affiliated with [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]]  
 
[http://orgenweb.org/josephine/ The Josephine County GenWeb Project] part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]], a state project affiliated with [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]]  
 
[[Portal:Oregon|Portal:Oregon]] [[Portal:California|Portal:California]]
 
  
 
[[Category:Josephine_County,_Oregon]]
 
[[Category:Josephine_County,_Oregon]]

Revision as of 05:37, 30 August 2008

United States > Oregon > Josephine County

History and Tidbits

Josephine county was created from Umpqua County 22 January 1856.  According to Oregon Geographic Names, the county is probably named after a stream in the area called Josephine Creek, which in turn is probably named after Virginia Josephine Rollins Ort.

The county seat is Grants Pass.

County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Josephine County Court House as of September 2005.

Cities

Cave Junction | Grants Pass

Unincorporated Communities

Allentown | Althouse | Bridgeview | Brown City | Browntown | California Bar | Dryden | Fruitdale | Galice | Golden | Greenback | Holland | Hugo | Kerby | Leland | Merlin | Murphy | New Hope | O’Brien | Placer | Pleasant Valley | Rand | Redwood | Selma | Speaker | Sunny Valley | Takilma | Three Pines | Wilderville | Williams | Williamsburg | Wolf Creek | Wonder

Neighboring Counties

Curry | Douglas | Jackson | California counties: Del Norte | Siskiyou

Resources

Genealogy Websites

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