Linn County, Oregon Genealogy

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History and Tidbits

Linn county was created from Champoeg County 28 December 1847. Named for U.S. Senator Lewis F. Linn of Missouri. Parts were taken for Lane 28 January 1851, Umpqua 28 January 1851 and Wasco 11 January 1854.

The county seat is Albany.

County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Linn County Court House as of October 2004.

Cities

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

Unincorporated 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

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