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

Records Held at the Courthouse

  • Record Loss:

Quick History

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

Parent County

22 January 1856: Created from Umpqua County. [1]

Boundary Changes

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

  • 1850
  • 1860
  • 1870
  • 1880
  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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