Lake County, Oregon Genealogy

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Lake county was created from Jackson and 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.

The county seat is Lakeview.

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

Cities: Lakeview | Paisley

Unincorporated Communities: Adel | Christmas Valley | Fort Rock | New Pine Creek | Plush | Silver Lake | Summer Lake | Valley Falls

Genealogy Websites: The Lake County GenWeb Project

Neighboring Counties: Deschutes | Harney | Klamath | Modoc, California | Washoe, Nevada

Portal: Oregon