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== History and Tidbits ==
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''[[United States|United States]] > [[Oregon|Oregon]] > Morrow County''
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== History and Tidbits ==
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'''Morrow county''' was created from [[Umatilla County, Oregon|Umatilla]] and [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] Counties 16 February 1885. 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.  
 
'''Morrow county''' was created from [[Umatilla County, Oregon|Umatilla]] and [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] Counties 16 February 1885. 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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[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.  
 
[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.  
  
=== Cities ===
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=== Cities ===
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Boardman | Heppner | Ione | Irrigon | Lexington  
 
Boardman | Heppner | Ione | Irrigon | Lexington  
  
=== Unincorporated Communities ===
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=== Unincorporated Communities ===
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Cecil | Clarke | Eightmile | Ella | Galloway | Gooseberry | hardman | Lena | Morgan | Pine City | Ruggs | Valby  
 
Cecil | Clarke | Eightmile | Ella | Galloway | Gooseberry | hardman | Lena | Morgan | Pine City | Ruggs | Valby  
  
=== Discontinued Post Offices ===
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=== Discontinued Post Offices ===
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[[Acton, Oregon|Acton ]] |  
 
[[Acton, Oregon|Acton ]] |  
  
== Neighboring Counties ==
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== Neighboring Counties ==
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[[Gilliam County, Oregon|Gilliam]] | [[Grant County, Oregon|Grant]] | [[Umatilla County, Oregon|Umatilla]] | [[Wheeler County, Oregon|Wheeler]] | [[Benton County, Washington|Benton]], Washington | [[Klickitat County, Washington|Klickitat]], Washington  
 
[[Gilliam County, Oregon|Gilliam]] | [[Grant County, Oregon|Grant]] | [[Umatilla County, Oregon|Umatilla]] | [[Wheeler County, Oregon|Wheeler]] | [[Benton County, Washington|Benton]], Washington | [[Klickitat County, Washington|Klickitat]], Washington  
  
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==== Biographies  ====
 
==== Biographies  ====
  
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==== Church Records  ====
  
==== Church Records  ====
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[[Trivia Tidbits, Morrow County, Oregon|Trivia Tidbits:]] Little biographic bits associated with the names of non-population localities.
  
[[Trivia Tidbits, Morrow County, Oregon|Trivia Tidbits:]] Little biographic bits associated with the names of non-population localities.
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== Genealogy Websites  ==
  
== Genealogy Websites ==
 
 
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ormorrow/ The Morrow County GenWeb Project], part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]], a state project affiliated with [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]]  
 
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ormorrow/ The Morrow County GenWeb Project], part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]], a state project affiliated with [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]]  
  

Revision as of 04:34, 30 August 2008

United States > Oregon > Morrow County

History and Tidbits

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

Cities

Boardman | Heppner | Ione | Irrigon | Lexington

Unincorporated Communities

Cecil | Clarke | Eightmile | Ella | Galloway | Gooseberry | hardman | Lena | Morgan | Pine City | Ruggs | Valby

Discontinued Post Offices

Acton |

Neighboring Counties

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

Resources

Biographies

Church 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

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