Marion County, Oregon Genealogy

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The county is named after "The Swamp Fox" Revolutionary War Brigadier General Francis Marion (c1732-1795).

County Courthouse

http://www.co.marion.or.us/
Courthouse Square
555 Court Street N.E
P.O. Box 14500
Salem, OR 97309

Records held at County Courthouse

  • Record Loss:

Quick Facts

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
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Aumsville | Aurora | Detroit | Donald | Gates | Gervais | Hubbard | Idanha | Jefferson | Keizer | Mill City | Mt. Angel | St. Paul | Salem | Scotts Mills | Silverton | Stayton | Sublimity | Turner | Woodburn

Communities
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Brooks | Butteville | Breitenbush | Champoeg | Clear Lake | Four Corners | Hayesville | Labish Village | Marion | Mehama | Monitor | Pratum | Saint Benedict | Saint Louis | West Stayton

Neighboring Counties

Clackamas | Jefferson | Linn | PolkWasco | Yamhill |

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries (Rural)

Census

  • 1845 (as Champoeg County)
  • 1849 (as Champoeg County)
  • 1850
  • 1853 State Census Transcriptions and Indexes
  • 1860
  • 1870
  • 1880
  • 1890
  • 1895 State
  • 1900
  • 1905 State
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records (Rural)

Court Records

Deeds and Property

Gazetteers

History

Maps

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Websites

References