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''[[United States|United States]] > [[Oregon|Oregon]] > Linn County''  
 
''[[United States|United States]] > [[Oregon|Oregon]] > Linn County''  
 
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== History and Tidbits ==
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== Quick Facts ==
  
'''Linn county''' was created from [[Champoeg County, Oregon|Champoeg]] County 28 December 1847. Named for U.S. Senator Lewis F. Linn of Missouri. Parts were taken for [[Lane County, Oregon|Lane]] 28 January 1851, [[Umpqua County, Oregon|Umpqua]] 28 January 1851 and [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] 11 January 1854.<br>
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'''28 December 1847:''' Linn county was created from [[Champoeg County, Oregon|Champoeg]] County . Named for U.S. Senator Lewis F. Linn of Missouri.&nbsp;
  
 
The county seat is Albany.  
 
The county seat is Albany.  
  
[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cplinndescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Linn County Court House as of October 2004.  
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*[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cplinndescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Linn County Court House as of October 2004.  
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*Record Loss:
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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Parts were taken for
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'''28 January 1851:''' [[Lane County, Oregon|Lane]] and&nbsp; [[Umpqua County, Oregon|Umpqua]] counties<br>
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'''11 January 1854:''' [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] county
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== Places / Localities  ==
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=== Populated Places  ===
  
 
=== Cities  ===
 
=== Cities  ===
  
Albany | Brownsville | Gates | Halsey | Harrisburg | Idanha | Lebanon | Lyons | Mill City | Millersburg | Scio | Sodaville | Sweet Home | Waterloo  
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[[Albany, Oregon|Albany]] | [[Brownsville, Oregon|Brownsville]] | [[Gates, Oregon|Gates]] | [[Halsey, Oregon|Halsey]] | [[Harrisburg, Oregon|Harrisburg]] | [[Idanha, Oregon|Idanha]] | [[Lebanon, Oregon|Lebanon]] | [[Lyons, Oregon|Lyons]] | [[Mill City, Oregon|Mill City]] | [[Millersburg, Oregon|Millersburg]] | [[Scio, Oregon|Scio]] | [[Sodaville, Oregon|Sodaville]] | [[Sweet Home, Oregon|Sweet Home]] | [[Tangent, Oregon|Tangent]] | [[Waterloo, Oregon|Waterloo]]
  
=== Unincorporated Communities  ===
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===== Communities  =====
  
Anidem | Berlin | Bryant City | Burlington | Calapooia | Cascadia | Central | Crabtree | Crawfordsville | Crowfoot | Dotyville | Draperville | Evansville | Fairview | Fords Mill | Foster | Fox Valley | Greenville | Holley | Jordan | Kingston | Lacomb | Liberty | Marion Forks | New Idanha | Peoria | Riverside | Santiam Terrace | Shedd | Shelburn | South Lebanon | Tangent | Union Point | Upper Soda | West Scio | Whitaker
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[[Cascadia, Oregon|Cascadia]] | [[Crabtree, Oregon|Crabtree]] | [[Crawfordsville, Oregon|Crawfordsville]] | [[Foster, Oregon|Foster]] | [[Jordan, Oregon|Jordan]] | [[Marion Forks, Oregon|Marion Forks]] | [[Riverside, Linn County, Oregon|Riverside]] | [[Santiam Junction, Oregon|Santiam Junction]] | [[Shedd, Oregon|Shedd]]
  
 
=== Discontinued Post Offices  ===
 
=== Discontinued Post Offices  ===
  
[[Abberdeen, Oregon|Abberdeen]] |  
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[[Abberdeen, Oregon|Abberdeen]] |
  
 
== Neighboring Counties  ==
 
== Neighboring Counties  ==

Revision as of 08:13, 2 March 2009

United States > Oregon > Linn County

Quick Facts

28 December 1847: Linn county was created from Champoeg County . Named for U.S. Senator Lewis F. Linn of Missouri. 

The county seat is Albany.

Boundary Changes

Parts were taken for

28 January 1851: Lane and  Umpqua counties

11 January 1854: Wasco county

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities

Albany | Brownsville | Gates | Halsey | Harrisburg | Idanha | Lebanon | Lyons | Mill City | Millersburg | Scio | Sodaville | Sweet Home | Tangent | Waterloo

Communities

Cascadia | Crabtree | Crawfordsville | Foster | Jordan | Marion Forks | Riverside | Santiam Junction | Shedd

Discontinued Post Offices

Abberdeen |

Neighboring Counties

Benton | Deschutes | Jefferson | Lane | Marion | Polk

Resources

Census

  • 1905  State Transcription

Genealogy Websites

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