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''[[United States|United States]] > [[Oregon|Oregon]] > Lake County'' [[Image:Or-lake.png|right|300px]]  
 
''[[United States|United States]] > [[Oregon|Oregon]] > Lake County'' [[Image:Or-lake.png|right|300px]]  
  
== History and Tidbits ==
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== History ==
 
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*Named for sizeable number of lakes found within the boundary, including Lake Albert and Goose Lake.
'''Lake county''' was created from [[Jackson County, Oregon|Jackson]] and [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] Counties 24 October 1874. Part taken for Klamath 17 October 1882. Named for sizeable number of lakes found within the boundary, including Lake Albert and Goose Lake.
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==== Parent County ====
 
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*Created from [[Jackson County, Oregon|Jackson]] and [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] Counties 24 October 1874.
The county seat is Lakeview.
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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*Part taken for Klamath County 17 October 1882.
[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cplakedescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Lake County Court House as of June/July 2004.  
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=== Records Held at the Courthouse ===
 
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[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cplakedescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Lake County Court House as of June/July 2004.
=== Cities ===
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
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== Places / Localities  ==
Lakeview | Paisley  
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=== Populated Places  ===
 
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===== Cities =====
=== Unincorporated Communities ===
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{| width="40%" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
 
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|-
Adel | Blaisdell | Chewaucan | Christmas Valley | Drews Valley | Five Corners | Fort Rock | Hot Springs | New Pine Creek | Plush | Quartz Mountain | Silver Lake | Summer Lake | Valley Falls | Vistillas | West Side
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*Lakeview
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*Paisley
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|}
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===== Communities =====
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*Adel
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*Christmas Valley
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*Fort Rock
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*New Pine Creek
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*Plush
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*Silver Lake
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*Summer Lake
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*Valley Falls
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== Neighboring Counties  ==
 
== Neighboring Counties  ==

Revision as of 05:57, 13 October 2008

United States > Oregon > Lake County

History

  • Named for sizeable number of lakes found within the boundary, including Lake Albert and Goose Lake.

Parent County

Boundary Changes

  • Part taken for Klamath County 17 October 1882.

Records Held at the Courthouse

County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Lake County Court House as of June/July 2004.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities
  • Lakeview
  • Paisley
Communities
  • Adel
  • Christmas Valley
  • Fort Rock
  • New Pine Creek
  • Plush
  • Silver Lake
  • Summer Lake
  • Valley Falls

Neighboring Counties

Deschutes | Harney | KlamathModoc County , California | Washoe County, Nevada


Resources

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

Cemeteries

Census

Church

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

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

References