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''[[United States|United States]] > [[Oregon|Oregon]] > Morrow County''  
 
''[[United States|United States]] > [[Oregon|Oregon]] > Morrow County''  
 
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== Quick Facts ==
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== Quick Facts ==
  
'''Morrow county''' was created from [[Umatilla County, Oregon|Umatilla]] and [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] Counties 16 February 1885.  
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==== Parent Counties  ====
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'''16 February 1885:''' Morrow county was created from [[Umatilla County, Oregon|Umatilla]] and [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] Counties.  
  
 
Named for Jackson L. Morrow, one of the first settlers of Morrow County, who was a member of the state legislature when the county was created.  
 
Named for Jackson L. Morrow, one of the first settlers of Morrow County, who was a member of the state legislature when the county was created.  
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The county seat is Heppner.  
 
The county seat is Heppner.  
  
[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cpmorrowdescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Morrow County Court House as of September/October 2003.  
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*[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cpmorrowdescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Morrow County Court House as of September/October 2003.  
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*Record Loss:
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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== Places / Localities  ==
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=== Populated Places  ===
  
=== Cities  ===
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===== Cities  =====
  
Boardman | Heppner | Ione | Irrigon | Lexington  
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[[Boardman, Oregon|Boardman]] | [[Heppner, Oregon|Heppner]] | [[Ione, Oregon|Ione]] | [[Irrigon, Oregon|Irrigon]] | [[Lexington, Oregon|Lexington]]
  
=== Unincorporated Communities  ===
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===== Communities  =====
  
Cecil | Clarke | Eightmile | Ella | Galloway | Gooseberry | Hardman | Lena | Morgan | Pine City | Ruggs | Valby
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[[Eightmile, Oregon|Eightmile]] | [[Ruggs, Oregon|Ruggs]]
  
=== Discontinued Post Offices  ===
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===== Discontinued Post Offices  =====
  
 
[[Acton, Oregon|Acton ]]|
 
[[Acton, Oregon|Acton ]]|

Revision as of 08:28, 2 March 2009

United States > Oregon > Morrow County

Quick Facts

Parent Counties

16 February 1885: Morrow county was created from Umatilla and Wasco Counties.

Named for Jackson L. Morrow, one of the first settlers of Morrow County, who was a member of the state legislature when the county was created.

The county seat is Heppner.

  • County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Morrow County Court House as of September/October 2003.
  • Record Loss:

Boundary Changes

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities

Boardman | Heppner | Ione | Irrigon | Lexington

Communities

Eightmile | Ruggs

Discontinued Post Offices

Acton |

Neighboring Counties

Gilliam | Grant | Umatilla | Wheeler | Benton, Washington | Klickitat, Washington

Resources

Biography

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

Cemeteries

Census

  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court Records

Land and Deeds Records

History

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Taxation

Vital Records

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

Genealogy Websites

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