Marion County, Oregon Genealogy

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showing location of Marion County

County Courthouse

Records held at County Courthouse

  • Record Loss:

Quick History

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

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

Parent County

None, one of original counties.

Boundary Changes

11 June 1854: Part was taken for Wasco County.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities

  • Aumsville
  • Aurora
  • Detroit
  • Donald
  • Gates
  • Gervais
  • Hubbard
  • Idanha
  • Jefferson
  • Keizer

Census Designation Places

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

Communities

  • Monitor
  • Pratum
  • Saint Louis
  • West Stayton

Neighboring Counties

Clackamas | Jefferson | Linn | PolkWasco | Yamhill |

Resources

Biographies

Cemeteries (Rural)

Census

  • 1850
  • 1860
  • 1870
  • 1880
  • 1890
  • 1895 State
  • 1900
  • 1905 State
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Genealogy Websites

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