Marion County, Oregon Genealogy

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County Courthouse

Records held at County Courthouse

  • Record Loss:

History

  • Marion county was renamed from Champoeg County 3 September 1849.
  • Named for Francis Marion, a Continental Army general in the American Revolutionary War.

Parent County

None, one of original counties.

Boundary Changes

  • Part was taken for Wasco 11 June 1854.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities

  • Aumsville
  • Aurora
  • Detroit
  • Donald
  • Gates
  • Gervais
  • Hubbard
  • Idanha
  • Jefferson
  • Keizer
  • Silverton
  • Stayton
  • Sublimity
  • Turner
  • Woodburn

Census Designation Places

  • Brooks
  • Butteville
  • Four Corners
  • Hayesville
  • Labish Village
  • Marion
  • Mehama

Communities

  • Monitor
  • Pratum
  • Saint Louis
  • West Stayton

Neighboring Counties

Clackamas | Jefferson | Linn | Polk | Yamhill | Wasco

Resources

Biographies

Cemeteries (Rural)


Church Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Salem
  • Salem Dist

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

Genealogy Websites

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