Josephine County, Oregon Genealogy

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County Courthouse

500 NW 6th Street Dept. 6
Grants Pass, OR 97526
Phone: 541-474-5221
Courts 541-476-2309

History

  • named for Virginia Josephine Rollins Ort, the first white woman to settle in southern Oregon.

Parent County

  • Created from Umpqua County 22 January 1856.

Boundary Changes

Records Held at the Courthouse

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities
  • Cave Junction
  • Grants Pass
Communities
  • Fruitdale
  • Galice
  • Harbeck
  • Kerby
  • Merlin
  • O'Brien
  • Redwood
  • Selma
  • Sunny Valley
  • Takilma
  • Waldo
  • Williams
  • Wolf Creek

Neighboring Counties

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

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Church

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

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